Fact: women are more successful self-published authors

According to the recent Taleist survey of self-published writers, women authors are more successful than men. Does this fact surprise you? It surprised me - not because I lack faith in my female counterparts (far from it), but because when you compare it to the traditional book publishing industry, it's the men who dominate. A …

It’s about more than looks: what makes a good lead male character?

I have a confession to make. I'm happily married, have been for many years now, but I have a crush on another man. Two in fact. Before you accuse me of being disloyal, hear me out. The truth is: they're fictional men. Sad? Actually, no. Not according to public opinion anyway. Pick a random woman …