Quick tips for crowdfunding I ran two successful crowdfunding campaigns for my first books, and, since then, I am frequently asked for tips on how to do it, so I thought I would write a blog to share some of what I have learned. Before running the first one, I asked around to see what I could expect; everyone said it’s 24/7; I thought they were exaggerating; THEY WERE NOT EXAGGERATING!! Running a crowdfunding campaign, on whichever platform you choose, is time consuming and e
I have loved to read stories aloud most of my life. I would volunteer to read stories in the reading corner when I did work experience in schools. I would love to read stories to the children I cared for as a Nanny; reading times were frequently part of our schedules: pre-nap, post-nap, and always before bed. Even though most of the families I worked for had lovely collections of books, library trips were a regular occurrence, with plenty of time to choose, and, if we went sh
World Book Day is coming up soon, on Thursday 3rd March 2022. I love seeing the photos people share of their children on their way to school; I don’t love the stress that parents and carers have, worrying about sourcing and paying for a costume. It’s a wonderful thing to celebrate but, we’re all busy and, well, sometimes inspiration takes its time to strike. So, I thought I would give you some ideas, many of which can be done on a budget, with things you already have at home.
Anyone looking at my social media, even those talking to me in real life, are possibly thinking my mind is definitely on one track right now. And they would be (mostly) right. I am completely involved in my Crowdfunder. It might not seem a big deal to those looking in but, for me, living in the middle of it, there is so, so much more to it than what you can see. On the surface, it’s just two books. Two books to get printed and sent out. That’s it. Except it’s not. Yes, I want