So You Want to Write a Book?

This week we will look at some ideas for writing a book that might be non-fiction to help grow your business. One of the best things that you can do to help grow your business and to position yourself as an expert in whatever field you may work in is to write your own book.Continue reading “So You Want to Write a Book?”

Should You Self-Publish

When I took up creative writing in a more serious mode, I looked into getting a publishing deal. The whole thing about getting an Agent or going direct to the publishing company just seemed overwhelming. I found this article and tweaked it a little , as I think many people will have experienced the sameContinue reading “Should You Self-Publish”

Steps to Getting Published

Do you have the goal of becoming a published writer? If you do, you may be curious as to what steps you need to take to achieve your goal. When it comes to getting a book published, there are multiple steps that you will need to take; however, some are much more important than others.Continue reading “Steps to Getting Published”

Writing Books Is Hard

Are you a writer who is interested in writing a book, hopefully one that will be published? If you are, have you ever written a book before? If not, there is a good chance that you are looking for the easiest approach to take. After all, no one wants to create more work for themselvesContinue reading “Writing Books Is Hard”

Writing Your First Book

I found this article so decided to publish it here on this blog – it’s ok I have permission! Are you a writer who has only written web content or a writer who has only written as a hobby? If you are, you may still have the dream of writing your own book, a bookContinue reading “Writing Your First Book”

Playing with words.

When writing I love to play with words. I always loved how the great, late Ronnie Barker could come up some of the best jokes by just playing with words and their meanings. There is nothing better than the famous ‘Four Candles’ sketch with Ronnie Corbert; ‘handles for forks’. He also said ” I wouldContinue reading “Playing with words.”

Creative writing and frustration.

Not many people are happy with the first draft. The first version of my Master’s thesis was so bad and in such juvenile language, that I just deleted it totally and started again from scratch. The second version had about 3 revisions before submission – it passed first time. With creative writing I still startContinue reading “Creative writing and frustration.”

Overcoming Procrastination – get into the flow!!

The Art of Rapid Problem Solving When you think of problem solving, what comes to mind? For most of is it will probably be someone sitting at a desk, scratching their head and chewing a pencil. That is to say that we normally think of problems as things that we do slowly over time andContinue reading “Overcoming Procrastination – get into the flow!!”

Creativity, Mindfulness and Daydreaming

In Defense of the ‘Constant Chatter’ Mindfulness, presence, flow states and meditation are all popular concepts right now. In an age where we are constantly stressed, constantly distracted and always being pulled from one thing to another, the idea of calming the mind and being able to rise above the constant chatter is very appealing.Continue reading “Creativity, Mindfulness and Daydreaming”