Print designer Ami Smithson explains the thinking behind some of her book cover designs.
The Fast Five with … Kate Jarvik Birch
Kate Jarvik Birch on a very personal essay and the need for persistence.
Readers’ Panel: What do you want from a heroine?
What do you love in a lead character?
Pet peeves bloggers should avoid
Take a look at how you are being presented to the great blogosphere.
Chick lit 101 for male writers – Nic Tatano
How can a guy write romance and get inside a female character's head?
The pleasures of happy endings – Paula Marantz Cohen
Paula Marantz Cohen on why readers like a happy ending.
Editing or proofreading – what’s the difference?
Do you need both an editor and a proofreader to get your work ready for publishing?
The serious side of women’s fiction – Amanda Brooke
Amanda Brooke explains why she takes readers on an emotional version of a rollercoaster.