There are a growing number of ways to become a published author, each route has its pros and cons. If you aren’t sure what is best for you then Jane Friedman’s chart is a great starting point. The Empowered Author will help you whichever route you choose to pursue, my aim is to demystify book publishing, especially for authors starting out. I have also linked out to lots of valuble resources, websites, podcasts and books to help you with craft and business of writing.

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My recommendations for bookS About Writing

My recommended reads on the craft of writing.

Starting place for all authors looking for agents - definitive list to start working through. Also, full of practical advice, guidance and inspiration about all aspects of the writing process

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The indispensable guide to writing for children and young adults, this Yearbook provides inspirational articles from successful writers and illustrators, as well as practical advice on who to contact across the media and how to get published.

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