Writers Craft


How To Successfully Start Guest Blogging

On an almost daily basis, I receive pitches from people asking to guest blog for me. I enjoy hosting other people on my blog. I can showcase someone else’s work, help a fellow business out and also have that ‘chapter’ in the story of my business written for me. Win […]

Reach out with guest blogging

Does anyone pay for information these days

Does Anyone Pay For Information These Days?

My husband Graham and I were sat in a bar during Bristol Harbourfest (dodging the rain) last weekend, and ‘Stealers Wheel, Stuck In The Middle With You’ came on… (I recommend listening as you read – it’s a great tune…)   It spurred on a conversation between us about ‘that scene’ […]


How I Became Amy Queen of Blogs – Build A Blog

I first started blogging in 2013. Since then, it has been the foundation on which to build my business. Build A Blog, Build a Business I still keep that blog, it became my Amy C Fitzjohn author blog. But blogging quickly became much more than a writing exercise for me […]

How I became Amy Queen Of Blogs Build a Blog

3 ways blogging has grown my business

Three Ways Blogging Has Grown My Business

There are many reasons to build blogging into your business. I’m currently developing my ‘Build Your Blog’ online course. It’s a series of workshops making up a step by step guide on how to blog to grow our businesses, with actions and accountability. In the second workshop –  ‘Blogging for […]


Steps To Being A Better Writer

Some days, the hardest part about being a writer is just writing; getting started is half the battle! Blogging is a fantastic way to develop healthy writing habits and improve those all important written communication skills. Writing is the backbone of the internet, and although images and videos are essential […]

Steps to be a better writer

Pen and Paper always has a place

Why Pen and Paper Will Always Have a Place

Living in the digital age opens up amazing possibilities. Technology is moving at a breathless pace and it can be both scary and exhilarating on any given day. (but there will always be a use for paper and pens!) Anyone born in the final decade of the 20th Century will […]


Beating writer's block

3 Quick Ways to Beat Writer’s Block

When I was writing the Sheridan And Blake books, I often found myself stumbling over writer’s block. Even the most imaginative, creative people can suffer with writer’s block from time to time. If you’re staring at blank pages or you just can’t seem to find inspiration for your next blog […]


Blog Exposure on a Budget – A Contributed Post

My two favourite marketing activities for exposure are networking and blogging – talking or writing – I just love sharing and communicating stories. In the digital space, your website can be your greatest asset or your greatest liability. Having a blog on your website gives prospective customers an excuse to […]

Blog exposure on a budget

The Power of Story – A TED Talk Review

Stories have enormous power to change our perceptions. A single story, repeated again and again, can quickly become an ‘Alternative Fact’. When all you hear about a person, a business, a brand, a place, a people, a race, is negative and you continue to hear it repeated across the spectrum […]