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Shelley Wilson Writing Mentor
Business Support, Writing Tips

How to Increase Your Productivity

I’ve been taking part in a SMART Business Programme with my business development mentor. As part of the process, Karen gives me a call mid-month to check on my progress, or to boost me if my motivation is flagging – a common occurrence in these strange times! On our last call, I admitted that I… Continue reading How to Increase Your Productivity

Publishing, Writing Tips

Write Your Way to Business Success #NonFiction #Writing

My writing career began in May 2014 when I self-published my first book, How I Changed My Life in a Year. It was a blog to book project that did change my life! The book was picked up by an Amazon top 100 book blogger, and fortunately, she loved it – her review helped it… Continue reading Write Your Way to Business Success #NonFiction #Writing

Publishing, Writing Tips

Top 10 Self-Publishing Tips by ‘PJ’ #WritingTips #Authors

I run a successful feature on my author blog called Top 10 Writing Tips where twenty-seven incredible authors share valuable writing advice. You can find all the links to each post at https://shelleywilsonauthor.com/writing-tips. When I approached PJ about providing his top tips I was delighted when he sent me a twist to the theme -… Continue reading Top 10 Self-Publishing Tips by ‘PJ’ #WritingTips #Authors

Overcoming self-doubt as a writer, Shelley Wilson Writing Mentor, Writing Community
Writing Tips

Overcoming Self-Doubt as a Writer #WritingTips

Overcoming Self-Doubt as a Writer Oh boy! Have I picked a difficult topic to tackle! What the devil is self-doubt? In basic terms it’s ‘a lack of confidence in yourself and your own abilities.’ When you read that single sentence, it doesn’t sound so bad. However, if you’ve ever ‘felt’ the physical and emotional reactions… Continue reading Overcoming Self-Doubt as a Writer #WritingTips

Create an Author Platform, Shelley Wilson Writing Mentor
Writing Tips

Building an Author Platform – Getting Started #WritingCommunity #IndieAuthors

Building an Author Platform – Getting Started. Sharing guest posts by fellow authors on my writing blog is something I enjoy doing. It’s the reason I run features like my popular Top 10 Writing Tips and Author Interviews.  I’m always fortunate to be inundated with willing volunteers when I put out a request for guest… Continue reading Building an Author Platform – Getting Started #WritingCommunity #IndieAuthors

Shelley Wilson Writing Mentor, Writing at Christmas
Writing Tips

How To Focus on Your Writing Projects Over the Festive Period #WritingTips

How to Focus on Your Writing Projects Over the Festive Period December is upon us, and you’re either excited about the prospect of wearing your Christmas jumper and attending all the glittering parties, or you’re in a blind panic about how much you’ve got left to do. It’s the same with our writing projects. We… Continue reading How To Focus on Your Writing Projects Over the Festive Period #WritingTips