View Post

Write Anywhere: Capturing The Muse

In Blog by yellowrose0 Comments

Taking the time to focus purely on your writing is hard enough, let alone while juggling the distractions of partners, work and daily interruptions. Which is why we’ve developed our writing retreats – get away from it all and focus on only three things – you, your muse and your writing. It will be the most productive five days you’ve …

View Post

Do I Need A Writing Mentor?

In Blog by yellowrose0 Comments

Have you ever wondered if your writing is any good? It’s a common question most writers have, especially early in the first draft stages of writing a book. It’s natural to feel self-doubt; you wouldn’t be human otherwise. Maybe you started strong but then began to feel overwhelmed. Or perhaps the words you put on the page didn’t match what …

View Post

Improve Your Writing Session

In Blog by yellowrose0 Comments

How do you make the most of every one of your writing sessions? We’ve all pledged to write one page a day, or to write 40,000 words in a month. We’ve tried turning off our notifications and social media on our desktops, laptops and smartphones to simply spend one hour of uninterrupted time writing. That’s great! There’s just one problem… …

View Post

Let Your Imagination Run Wild: Unleash Your Muse

In Blog by yellowrose0 Comments

Think of a book or a story where you became so involved and became part of the story. Where you were transported out of yourself and forgot that you were reading. Your mind would have been caught up in the beauty of imagination. Reading is an exercise in imagination. Our minds wander into the story. We visualise the scenes. We …

View Post

Checklist For Writers

In Blog by yellowrose0 Comments

You’ve finished the writing; the rewriting and you’ve been through your manuscript over and over and over again.   Moving forward takes a lot of hard work. And, sometimes moving forward doesn’t even feel like moving forward. Preparing your manuscript to send to a publisher can feel like you’re spending a lot of time procrastinating, but what you’re really doing …

View Post

How To Format Your Book

In Blog by yellowrose0 Comments

One of the things writers tend to obsess over is formatting for submitting their manuscripts to publishers and editors. Your manuscript should be clean and professional looking. The truth is, it’s your story that we want to read. Before you begin formatting and submitting your work it should be complete and utterly polished, with minimum typos and grammatical errors. Formatting …

View Post

4 Tips To Develop Your Author Brand

In Blog by yellowrose0 Comments

What is an author brand?     Some say it’s the genre you write. But it’s really not, at least not entirely. Your brand is what makes you stand out to readers. In short, your name is your brand. Since you probably haven’t been a bestselling author for twenty years, you will need to build your brand. Your brand is …

View Post

11 Books That Will Transform Your Writing Forever

In Blog by yellowrose0 Comments

Writing, how do you become a better writer? If you want to write better, you need practice. But what does a writing practice actually look like? The magic answer you are searching for is books; books help you explore how you can become a better writer faster. “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above …

View Post

Make Your Publishing Dream Happen Entrepreneurs

In Blog by yellowrose0 Comments

Authority, Visibility, Influence, Impact & Income   Play big. You are a writer. Writing a book is one of the most powerful ways to enhance your reputation and grow your business. Publishing gives the author instant credibility. People perceive authors as experts and trust them. Authorship is the new black! Do you dream of becoming an author and want to …