Simple English ~ Nicola Prentis

Thoughts on ELT, English and whatever else comes into my head

I’m venturing into self-publishing …

Well, this feels highly exposing. But, now I think of it, so did having books published by a publisher. The moment a book is ‘out there’ and judgeable, if it’s one you … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · 5 Comments

Why you shouldn’t be better than average

Despite what people may tell their children, it’s not true that your best is good enough. In fact, it’s too good. By a long chalk. What you should be aiming … Continue reading

July 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

Writing a novel in your second language

Rebecca Strong, not her real name, is in hiding from the Russian President after writing her novel Who is Mr Plutin? She’s managed to combine Russian spy thriller with chick … Continue reading

July 1, 2015 · Leave a comment