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Your second brain

Growing your newsletter, places to self-publish, organising a writing retreat and a writing tool that connects your thoughts.

Your second brain
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Not with a fanfare

What literary agents do, a reading tracker, writing 1000 words an hour, plus some wise words from Nick Cave.

Not with a fanfare
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Working at midnight

Mindmapping software, writers and procrastination, keeping your day job, and building an audience around... you.

Working at midnight
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How to subscribe to the RSS feed

There's a brand new internet address for you to pop in your RSS reader of choice, so you can get all the latest content juice.

How to subscribe to the RSS feed
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Ideas come from action

Plus an ace writing tool, how authors promote their novels, working in public, and how to design an ebook.

Ideas come from action
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Motivational messages from middle managers

A silly little doodle I did during a video call has got me thinking about ideas for new characters and stories.

Motivational messages from middle managers
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Small, repeated actions

Authors on beaches, types of short story, what authors really earn, and a manifesto for making good stuff.

Small, repeated actions
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You are now in Draft Mode

A new name and home for the newsletter, writing a bestseller, how book deals work and fancy mechanical keyboards.

You are now in Draft Mode
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We're on the move

My last email on Substack, fantasy map generators, a free online writing course and writing tools for on the go.

We're on the move
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Stunning libraries, some author stats and how to get your first 1000 subscribers

Plus how Pomplamoose publish every week, another book planning app and writing torture for Douglas Adams.

Stunning libraries, some author stats and how to get your first 1000 subscribers