If you’re writing a book for the first time, it’s good to have the tips you need in one place. Here are our advice pages on all aspects of novel-writing.
Nothing is harder to come by than inspiration, and it’s not enough to be inspired, you need a concept a publisher is also likely to get excited by.
Learn the fundamentals of writing
Your book’s heart is its story. Get it wrong and your book will not be saleable.
Any good story needs strong, convincing characters to populate it. Even if you’re writing a true story (a memoir, for example), you need to bring your characters to life on the page. Here’s how to do it:
Sentences need to matter as much to you as paint does to a painter. And remember that good writing is usually good re-writing, so be prepared to put in the hours.
Have we remembered to mention that writing a book for the first time is quite hard?
Help is at hand, if you need it from us.
The Idea Generator
Better ideas, faster
Getting Published Masterclass
Query letter & synopsis – solved
Indie Marketing Pack
Self-publish like a pro
Join the list, get your gifts
Belsyre Court 57 Woodstock Road Oxford OX2 6HJ United Kingdom Tel: 0345 459 9560Email:
Terms - Privacy - Cookies
VAT number – GB909197300
THE SECRET TO GETTING AN AGENT
What are these guys really looking for?
JOIN OUR FREE WEBINAR TO LEARN:
If you need a literary agent
How to find agents looking for new writers
How to write a query letter
How to write a synopsis
Free entry | Starting soon!
How will we use your data?
We’ll use it to process your order, manage your account, and keep you informed. We’ll make it easy for you to unsubscribe or cancel at any time, and we’ll never share your data with any third party. If you want more info, you can get it here.
Solve your self-publishing problems
How to write great book descriptions
How to choose categories & keywords
How to get a great book cover
We’ve got 3 FREE videos for you
Quick | Simple | Easy
Writing a book?
It’s bloody hard, isn’t it?
These FREE video tutorials will help
Story ideas that sell.
How to write brilliant dialogue.
How to plot your novel.
Thanks for contacting Jericho Writers
We will now review your request and get in touch with you.
Thanks for uploading your files
It will take us a few days to process your details.
Once we have, we will provide you with a quote.
Thanks for uploading your details
We will now review your submission.
Once reviewed we will get in touch with you.
Remember, it will take us a few days for us to secure your editor.
Once we have the right editor in place, we will contact you.
The email list builder for indie authors
Practical tips on how to build an email list that you can turn into sales.
The agent submissions builder
Write a perfect query letter and a brilliant synopsis. In just one hour.
Edit easy, edit fast
Redraft your manuscript like a pro, with this easy guide
The Idea Generator
Get better ideas faster, with this simple guide