The Bookish Fox

Meet the Team

David Bowie's "Changes" have been the theme song for The Bookish Fox lately. Not only our we getting a new website (coming to you on May 4), we are now an editorial agency. I am no longer a lone fox, but I have a team of awesome copyeditors hanging out with me in my den.…

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How I Escaped the Ivory Tower

Once upon a time, I worked in the ivory of tower of academia. I taught students how to read Middle English (they loved that) and coached football players on how to write essays on Oscar Wilde (I was obsessed with that magic lightbulb moment when everything clicked into place). But I eventually left to join the…

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My #1 Piece of Writing Advice

There is one piece of advice that I consistently give all my coaching clients. It's not sexy, and it's not exciting. But it works. What is it? Just keep writing.Does this really come up as an answer all the time? Let's see it in action.Q: Am I a terrible writer?A: Probably, but I am sure…

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The #1 Thing Writers Forget to Do

You want to know the most important thing authors forget to do when they sit in front of the computer to write? Breathe. Okay. You are probably wondering what the heck that has to do with writing. I mean, sure, breathing is important to surviving, which is kind of crucial for writing, but what does…

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Three Ways to Title Your Book

Naming a book is harder than getting tickets to Hamilton. Not only does it have to sound good, but it has to actually, you know, be relevant to your book. When I am trying to give my book a title, I fantasize about cooking for Gordon Ramsey instead. I don't know how to cook. I forget…

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Angela Ford on Promoting Your Book

Angela Ford and I had another lovely chat together. While we didn't discuss the unicorn drink from Starbucks (like we did last time), we did talk about how to keep a writing schedule, how to promote your book, and what makes a good author website.  If you want to get more marketing tips from Angela,…

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