Penny Avis & Joanna Berry

For all you Avid Readers and Aspiring Writers out there, we will use this page to capture tips, articles, websites and other information that we think you may find useful. These are our personal choices - we don't do sponsored links. If you find anything that you think we should add, please do email us.

For Readers

Novelicious - Website dedicated to women's fiction with news, reviews, author interviews and competitions.

LibraryThing - A cataloguing and social networking site for book lovers. Create an online catalogue of books you own, books you've read or would like to read and connect with people who like the same.

Book Charts - The official UK book charts are available on the Bookseller.com website, which also provides daily news and analysis.

Authors on Twitter - Literary Tweets: 100 of the best Authors on Twitter, who to follow and why.

Friday Reads - Every Friday thousands of people post what they're reading on Facebook and Twitter. Great for what's hot and what to read next.

Letters of Note - A fascinating blog-based collection of quirky and funny correspondence.

For Books Sake - Online community and magazine featuring books by and for independent women.

For Writers

Our Writing Tips - With no boss, no deadlines and no guarantee you will ever make any money, how do you motivate yourself to write a book? It's not easy, but here are our tips.

Summary of Stephen King's book "On Writing" - In our Writing Tips, we recommend this brilliant book. Here is a great summary of what it's about.

Inky Little Fingers - Digitally printed perfect bound books with no minimum quantity, plus all sorts of other promotional materials. Well tried and tested by us.

Perfectly Write - Freelance book editor and proofreader, who gives sample prices per 1000 words on her website.

Mslexia - A magazine for women who write - provides information and inspiration for published and unpublished women.

FutureBook - A website dedicated to discussing how the digital revolution will re-shape publishing in the 21st Century.

 

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