Tara Marlow –  the Backstory

Tara Marlow – the Backstory

One of the key parts before writing ANY story for me is knowing who my characters are. And I realised, maybe you don't know … View Post
Reflecting on my own Camino Wanders…

Reflecting on my own Camino Wanders…

After walking the Camino twice, I wrote a novel. To get to the novel stage though, I had to do a little Camino reflection … View Post
The Secret to Writing Books and Staying Focused

The Secret to Writing Books and Staying Focused

Writing a book is bloody hard.  No, that’s wrong. Writing a draft is easy. Easy-ish anyway. Thoughts flow like water and the words … View Post
Name TWO characters in My Next Book!

Name TWO characters in My Next Book!

In August 2021, I was approached by an old friend, who is on the board for an amazing charity called MPower Alliance based in California. … View Post
37 Kick-Ass Tools & Resources for Authors

37 Kick-Ass Tools & Resources for Authors

Here are 37 resources that I love as an author. Maybe there is one that you've not discovered yet which you'll find just as helpful? View Post
This App Saves Indie Authors HOURS!

This App Saves Indie Authors HOURS!

I love this app. I couldn’t do what I do without it. It saves me countless hours with marketing, and design. Here's why... View Post
10 Tips on Creating a Book Cover

10 Tips on Creating a Book Cover

One of the most important things when self-publishing is to create a compelling book cover. Here are my 10 tips. (Learn from my mistakes...) View Post
25 Realities of Walking the Camino de Santiago

25 Realities of Walking the Camino de Santiago

After walking the Camino Francés in 2018 and again in 2019, I thought I'd share my list of 25 Realities of Walking the Camino de Santiago, … View Post
7 Steps to Self-Publish a Book

7 Steps to Self-Publish a Book

I'm sharing the business side of being an author, offering 7 steps on how to self-publish, including discounts to tools I use. View Post
A Day in the Life of an Author

A Day in the Life of an Author

What does my daily life look like as an author? Pretty boring really, but I’m living the dream. I share my reality. View Post