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Iain Broome

Oh, hello! I'm busy writing fiction, creating podcasts, sharing bookmarks and publishing Draft Mode, a newsletter for writers.

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How to start a book group

Some exciting tips for starting your own book group based on what me and my own cool book crew do.

How to start a book group
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How to convert a Google Doc to Markdown or HTML

Ever want to convert your Google Docs to Markdown or HTML? I have just the Google Chrome extension for you.

How to convert a Google Doc to Markdown or HTML
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The heart, mind and murder test for writers

A few checks you can do to try and work out once and for all if your writing is – you know – any good.

The heart, mind and murder test for writers

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Read terrible books

Home desk setups, George Saunders on social media, beating creative blocks, and the power of simple writing.

Read terrible books
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Comments are on

Audio-editing and transcription software, how to submit to literary agents, editing your novel, and subscription marketing for authors.

Comments are on
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Say hello to Draft Mode Bookmarks

350+ ace writing resources, creative writing workshops, fast writing, make your own blackout poetry, and another book tracker.

Say hello to Draft Mode Bookmarks
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Juggling, juggling

How a classic song was made, life-changing books, track your reading, how to write immersive settings and scene building.

Juggling, juggling
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The future is here

How to write a short film, deciding what to write, writing with an AI helper, changing the publishing industry.

The future is here
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An apt metaphor

Cultivating endurance, learning to write, prep for a writing escape, making zines, plus 18 books on writing.

An apt metaphor