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My guest today is Lauren Lee Merewether A fellow student at the Self Publishing School and an avid participant in its sister school, Self-Publishing School - Fundamentals of Fiction. On 22 May, Lauren is launching her latest historical fiction book Salvation in the Sun, the first book in the series, The Lost Pharaoh Chronicles. It's on sale at Amazon US for $1.34 and at Amazon UK for 99p. However, it is free for two days:...

My guest today is Phil Hurst   Phil blogs at WriteWithPhil, a website dedicated to productivity and time management for writers. Phil has recently been converted to Scrivener, from Word. Welcome, Phil! When did you first start using Scrivener? I first tried Scrivener properly in 2017 when I decided to participate in NanoWriMo. I think that's a common starting place for most of us converts. When I signed up for the writing challenge I was seduced by one of the...

Todays' guest: Alinka Rutowska Alinka is with us today to celebrate the launch of her newest book: Supreme Leadership. And because it's free to download for two days starting today. Get your copy, quick! And because Scrivener 3 was released while Alinka was writing this latest book, so she had to make the decision: continue with Scrivener 2 (which she loved and knew how to use) or transition to Scrivener 3 and risk her...

Today's guest is Erin McIntyre, author of the Red King Trilogy. Erin's first novel, The Phantom of Faerie Mountain won 1st place in YA Fiction for the 2016 Purple Dragonfly awards and Silver placement for YA Mystery in the 2016 Readers’ Favourite awards. The Red King Trilogy comprises: The Phantom of Faerie Mountain The Secret of Berry Brae Circle The Talisman of Darktree Hollow How did you get into novel writing? Though, as a...

My guest today is Patsy Collins - The traveling writer! Patsy and I are hosting a Writers' Workshop Weekend in Hope Cove next March - and there's an early bird offer on this month. Book now to save £20 on the tuition fee. Between now and then, Patsy has a new book out, we are both looking forward to NaNoWriMo, and, today, we're talking about travel and research ...

Today's guest is Kay Kukoyi. You've met Kay before: she was my guest in January 2017 and then again in June 2017. Kay is a huge fan of Scrivener and has used it for several books now: Don’t Hire a Software Developer Until You Read this Book Develop Your Idea! Don’t Buy Software For Your Small Business Until You Read This Book And now Kay Kukoyi has published her fourth book: Entrepreneurial Espresso. I'm most honoured to feature in...

Anna K Payne My guest today is the author of the newly published Planted Flowers Bible Study Workbook. When did you first start using Scrivener? In 2010, I published the first of my devotional books to CreateSpace using a Word template. It was the worst experience of my life. There had to be an easier way! Then I discovered Scrivener after participating in NaNoWriMo in 2011. Its Compile function promised to make it easy...

Today's guest is Tad Frizzell, author of Letters to a Perfectionist, released on Kindle this week. Having always been a perfectionist myself, Tad's 22 letters provide much food for thought and - at the time of writing this blogpost - there are 20+ reviewers on Amazon who agree with me: this is a must-read book. When did you start writing, Tad? I have been scribbling out poems all my life, along with some...

Today's guest is Megan Wagner, Author of the recently released Fighting FIRED with Fire: A Guide to Coping with Job Loss, Rising from the Ashes and Igniting a Career You Love. Megan's book is written from experience and she's sharing her story - and her love of Scrivener - with us today. Where did this journey start, Megan? As a 12-year marketing communications professional, I’d always dreamed of a more meaningful career and owning my own business. So, I...