Advice for Authors
Dr Mark Stibbe
Warm greetings, fellow writers. My name is Mark Stibbe and I'm lucky enough to be a full-time author and professional writer with over 50 books published, and 25 years of experience in writing and publishing. In my regular posts, I want to share my best secrets on how you can go from being a good writer to a great author. With the enormous changes in publishing over the last fifteen years, the need for a site like this is more urgent than ever. My hope is that you find practical tips that will save you an awful lot of time and take you to the next level in your writing career. Happy writing!
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