Chapter 1

About You

You are on your journey to self publishing a book. How can I help you? It doesn’t matter where you are in the process. It’s never too late (or too early) to seek help and guidance to master all the elements of successfully publishing and promoting your book.

If you’ve never published before, you will appreciate some support and advice. If this is your second or third attempt – you are bound to have learnt lessons the hard way. Let’s make this time easier for you!

All writers have a story to tell. It may be fiction, factual, entertaining, business oriented, life experience, travel – the list is endless. Every one of these books has something in common – to be published and purchased by readers.

Have a look at the Tools book on my shelf to see the range of Author Support Services offered. You have found All Words Matter and we can help you at any stage of your book journey.

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.”Mark Twain
"The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe."Gustave Flaubert
"Revision is one of the exquisite pleasures of writing."Bernard Malamud
"Good writing will bring you to places you don't even expect sometimes."James Gandolfini
"Writing is hard work. Generating stories that catch people's attention and holding it are very difficult."David Ogden Stiers
"You have the itch for writing born in you. It’s quite incurable. What are you going to do with it?"L.M. Montgomery
"It’s better to write about things you feel than about things you know about."L.P. Hartley
"A book is simply the container of an idea—like a bottle; what is inside the book is what matters."Angela Carter
First edition published by Curious Monkey 2015