The steps to becoming a popular author wouldn’t be much different for any artistic pursuit. This website now contains articles, pages and books, which are relevant to all four stages of becoming a popular author. 1. Love writing There is much that can inspire our love for writing. As writers, we can create worlds; bring our characters to life; experience the joy of words blessing us; reveal and curate ideas; take up a vorpal sword against the things we hate; as well as have our sheer egoism satisfied. How Can Orwell’s Demons Inspire Our Love For Writing?by Kenneth Vickery09/02/2021Our writing personality and love of writing, which Orwell’s demons can inspire, create our promise to our reader. Is saying “that’s a cliché” clichéd? How to avoid being clichéd.by Kenneth Vickery17/10/2020n writing, a clichéd expression is a well-used phrase or opinion that betrays a lack of original thought. How can writing be amusing and punchy and avoid being clichéd? 2. Write, and show your work to your friends until they start avoiding you A new writer may only have a presence among their friends and family, and this could be the only people that will read their work. The zeitgeist is always changing. Our writing style should be original and give our books their takeaways. How we do this should be part of our promise to our readers, but is hard to do if nobody is critiquing our writing. Plan To Publish And Get Our Books Out Thereby Kenneth Vickery01/11/2020Writers should plan to publish so we don’t leave the power of story to people such as Donald Trump, who want to dismiss, distort, distract, and divide. Our job is to find something we love and share it with the rest of the world, to open doors to what it means to be human. 3. Find something you love almost as much as writing and write about it. Use your author’s style or your voice to write your masterpiece. Your style and your voice are what evokes the feelings of reading your book. It is the quality that makes your writing unique. A unique author’s voice is vital in fiction and essential in non-fiction. Embracing Aboriginal culture without becoming a scumbag.by Kenneth Vickery27/02/2020I am part of the dominant, white, male culture of Western Australia and I want to embrace Aboriginal culture and identity. My aim is to write to reduce the great Australian silence about the historical crimes of European colonisation, which resulted from the clash of cultures here. 4. Market your book. A successful author has a big presence in a reading community. This big presence makes marketing for them different from marketing for a new writer. A new writer will need to learn how to re4ach out to people they don’t Know How To Self-market Our Awesome Books From A Ideas Punditby Kenneth Vickery17/11/2020This blog will explain how to leap between writing and marketing skills.