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JacquiMalpass · 5d ago

Getting connected to your book – craft the book blurb

Writing the back blurb – your book’s description has to be one of the hardest things for an author to do. You’ve written your book and now that seems like it was the easy part. Now you have ...
JacquiMalpass · 5d ago

Who is your ideal reader, are they head, heart or intuitive?

There are many ways to discover your ideal reader. Let’s first consider the two usual routes that we might go down. And then we’ll look at the head, heart and intuitive approach. You can con...
JacquiMalpass · 1W ago

Getting connected to writing your non-fiction book – why are you writing it?

Why are you writing your book? There are many reasons to write a book. It’s important that before you start you know why YOU want to write it (see the last point that says you just may want ...
JacquiMalpass · 1W ago

Getting connected to your non-fiction book. What is your books what?

You’ve decided to write a book and you are feeling all shy and not sure what to tell anyone about it, when out of left field a friend discovers that you are about to pen something. ‘So, what...
JacquiMalpass · 1W ago

Getting connected to writing your non-fiction book – step 1

One of the best ways to get connected to writing your book is to try this fun and very simple exercise. Try to not think too much, just write. You know that you have a book inside of you, it...
JacquiMalpass · 2W ago

Stuck, sticky, stuckness, finding ways to unstick your writing

One of the questions I am often asked about is how do I unstick the stuckness around my writing? Life imitates writing. What creates stuckness in writing is often a mirror of being stuck in ...
JacquiMalpass · 2W ago

Meet Puppy my book inspiration

Inspiration arrives fully packed from the most unexpected and oddest of places and when you least expect it. Gazing out on a sunrise or sunset. Seeing a pebble on the beach.  The girl in the...
JacquiMalpass · 3W ago

Writing inspiration #7 – from journal to writing a book

One of my beliefs is that everyone can write. The blocks that stand in the way are usually around your mind-set rather than your ability. Writing is a muscle and the more you do it the bette...
JacquiMalpass · 3W ago

Unboxing the many parts of me that stand in the way of my dreams

This journaling exercise will allow you to explore your hidden desires. It’s all about unboxing the many parts of you that stop you from doing what you really desire. There will be dreams th...
JacquiMalpass · 4W ago

Chunking up your book, why writing in blocks works

Chunking is a term that means take small bits of something, chunks and over time grouping them together to form something larger. Chunking is an excellent way to remember things. Think of yo...