Publishing Talk Magazine 3 – NaNoWriMo

Publishing Talk Magazine issue 3 - NaNoWriMoCan you write a novel in a month? NaNoWriMo graduates share their tips in issue 3.

Issue 3 is available as a print-on-demand magazine from MagCloud, and a text-only Kindle edition from and

Many of the articles are also available as blog posts on this site.

Whether you’re doing NaNoWriMo this year, saving your writing marathon for another month – or against the whole idea – there’s something for you in this issue.

We have two bestselling authors who used NaNoWriMo: Elizabeth Haynes and Julia Crouch; plus bestselling indie author Linda Gillard, who challenges the idea that churning out verbiage for an entire month has to be a good thing. Writing coaches Tom Evans and Sarah Salway are here to boost your productivity, Jon Reed looks at some digital tools to help you write, Suzanne Collier offers careers advice, and Kirsty McLachlan helps you decide which sort of agent is right for you.

On the social media front, we have Emily Benet’s Social Media Success Story, and there’s a step-by-step tutorial on adding widgets and plugins to your WordPress blog.

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Publishing Talk Magazine issue 3 - highlights

Jon Reed

Jon Reed is the founder of Publishing Talk, which helps new and emerging authors write, publish and sell books. Advice is available via the blog and our masterclasses and membership programme. Jon has worked in the publishing industry for 25 years: 10 as a publisher, and 15 as a social media consultant working with publishers. He is also an author and screenwriter. His books include Get Up to Speed With Online Marketing (2e, Pearson Business, 2013). Jon lectures on social media at Birkbeck, University of London, and offers social media training to publishers and others. He is also director of social media strategy for digital agency Pilao Labs. More...