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Memoir vs Autobiography

The majority of the authors I work with have a beautiful balance between sharing a part of their life story as well and knowledge and skills they have accumulated during their time on earth. Because of this, I am often asked – what is the difference between a memoir and an autobiography? You may be

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The book boom is here

There is a train of thought that physical books are going the way of the cassette tape, but one thing covid-19 has highlighted is people’s desire to delve into an engaging page-turner has not waned. In fact, reading as a pastime has come back with a resurgence! The sale of physical books has been on

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The simple first step to becoming an author

You’ve been called to write a book! You may have been told by someone else that your life story is incredible. You may even have made a start, stalled and left it by the wayside. Maybe you’ve even been too afraid to take the first step! Finding the time to write, uncertainty about your message

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Roxanne McCarty OKane Writer Sunshine Coast Ghostwriting

What is Ghostwriting?

Ghostwriting is all around you, even if you don’t realise it. That chart-topping hit you just heard on commercial radio – most likely written by a ghostwriter for the superstar who is singing it. The latest speech given by the Prime Minister – most likely written by the professional media and communications officer who writes

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Roxanne McCarty OKane Writer Sunshine Coast Ghostwriting

Tips for writing the perfect biography

Take a moment to think about what you did the last time you were searching online for a service. When you came across someone new, how did you navigate their page? Chances are, you scrolled through their Home Page and then clicked through to their About Page to check out their bio and find out

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Roxanne McCarty OKane Writer Sunshine Coast Ghostwriting

Five mistakes people make when they try to write their own book

Deciding to begin your book writing journey is huge and the task can seem daunting when you are first getting started. But before you throw yourself into your first creative writing blitz behind the computer, take stock of these five mistakes that first-time writers make when they set out to write their own book. It is

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