My Top Stationery On The Road

Lulu Allison is the author of Twice the Speed of Dark, published in November by Unbound. It is her first novel. She is currently working on a second novel. You can find out more here or by following Lulu on Twitter – @LRAllison77 Favourite Notebooks Like many of you, I am sure, I get a…

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Sensational Stationery That Helps Me Write

So, we LOVE stationery on this site and today we have top indie author Jane Owen sharing the products that help her write (and in one case, one that DOESN’T!). I LOVE the idea of the ‘Blue Peter box’, I might just get me one of these myself! If you want to share your favourite…

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Top 5 Perfect Pens

Weird Writing Habits The quirks of writers are no stranger to the cannons of lore that constitute calling down the muse in the creative quest to get words on the page. Or more simply, when it’s time to turn up at your desk and get some shit done! From Hemingway, who wrote standing up to…

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5 Things That Help Me Read And Write

1) Puss in Books When I have time to sit and read for a few hours, what helps me to focus (so I’m not tempted to spend my life doing housework) is my cat, Rupert AKA Trumpet – which is what my father nicknamed him because he couldn’t remember the cat’s actual name.Rupert is super-cuddly,…

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Top 5 Items That Brighten Up My Editing Work

Being a script reader and editor at WRITESOFLUID, I read a lot of scripts and novels, plus I do a lot of annotating and note-taking prior to report-writing. Being a self-confessed stationery geek this works out great for me, as I have a valid excuse (or at least one I can put on my expenses)…

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Why Coffee Helps Me Through The Day

Today, just a little something fun … When I asked my blogging, writing and publishing friends what their favourite reading and writing products are, I was expecting gadgets, stationery, software … But today we have publishing assistant Emma Mitchell in praise of coffee! Gotta say, I agree with everything Emma says – I’m a serious…

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7 Useful Tools For Book Lovers

Reading seems like a fairly straightforward process. After all, we’ve been doing it for thousands of years. We just don’t read the same way we used to – books are everywhere, and they come in many different formats. Digital books and audiobooks changed the game. It’s easier to be an author than it ever was,…

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