Make your book launch EPIC in 6 steps

If you’re an author ready to press publish and launch your book, I am so glad that you stopped here first. I’m Annika Spalding, an award-winning author of six books, and last year I held a SOLD OUT book launch. It was so unbelievably epic that I’ve decided to share the success secrets with you….

Are you ready for the 5-Day Writing Challenge?

It’s almost time for February’s Writing Challenge! Are you ready?  The 5-Day Writing Challenge is available to members of the Writing With Confidence group only (because it is a group for VIPs, obviously).  I want you to get completely involved, simply because that is how you will get the most out of it. Whether you are new…

5 Videos to inspire your soul

Ever watched a video that made you feel warm inside?  I’m sharing five videos that have done exactly that for me over the last few weeks. I love reading, absolutely, but there’s nothing quite like listening to powerful words from an inspirational person.  Here are my current top five inspirational videos: 1. The Universe has…

When Social Media Gets Too Much…

Take a social media break for a month. Go on, I dare you. The beauty about modern life is that we have access to so much. This is brilliant when you’re ready for self-development and want to better yourself. There is an abundance of seminars, webinars, groups, online courses, podcasts, blog posts and free e-books…

Let’s start 2018 with a writing challenge. Join us!

It’s almost time for the first writing challenge of 2018! Are you ready?  The 5-Day Writing Challenge is available to members of the Writing With Confidence group only (because it is a group for VIPs, obviously).  I want you to get completely involved, simply because that is how you will get the most out of it. Whether…

Book Review: What’s Your Story?

Imagine reading a book that encouraged you to release your inhibitions and write… My book What’s Your Story? does exactly that. I’m thrilled that author Tracy Reid has read and written a review of my book, and it is available over at her website. But here’s a snippet: “I have been really enjoying my writing…

You need to hear this!

If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know that I am passionate about a little more than writing. While blogging and writing certainly enables me to explore these topics further, I’ve been itching for an alternative ways of sharing my thoughts and experiences. I’ve been a guest on radio shows, including BBC WM…

Do you underestimate yourself?

Have you ever set a goal, reach that goal and then realised you weren’t dreaming big enough?  That was me when I wrote my first book. It was something I always wanted to do, but I didn’t know I’d actually do it. I massively underestimated myself, I didn’t know then what I was capable of….

Ladies, can we really have it all?

We wear so many hats as women, but can we really have it all? I think we can, but maybe not all at once. If you read my About Me page, you will see that I’m a mum to two girls and much of what I do is geared towards creating a legacy for them….

What makes a good Writing Coach?

I’ve been asked the most epic question: What makes a good Writing Coach? At my book launch in August, I was asked this by an audience member and it really made me think. I thought my answer might be worth sharing here too, especially as I’ve included the things I’d be looking for if I were…

Mature Student: Third Year Glory

I didn’t expect that university life would be a journey I embark on at this point in my life, or one I would be so damn proud of. I attempted sixth form but after a random bout of bullying (or “friends” shit-stirring and using me as a scapegoat) I ditched the idea of education and…

5-Day Writing Challenge

It’s almost time to explore your creativity! The 5-Day Writing Challenge is available to members of the Writing With Confidence group only, and it is encouraged that you get involved as much as you can. Whether you write daily or rarely at all, this monthly writing challenge is designed to get your creative juices flowing! When…