Category Archives: Motivation

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Common Roadblocks to Getting into Creative Flow

You know the feeling. There’s a deadline looming, and your mind has gone completely blank. Nothing, nada. It’s like your brain has frozen. Luckily the latest research shows us the most common roadblocks to creativity, and how to move past … Continue reading

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Creative writing

I have decided to change my approach to this blog. I’ve had a lifetime of creative writing, from short stories and poems in School and University magazines, to self publishing on Amazon; helping with scripts for school plays in my … Continue reading

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November

I ignored it this year.

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Gutter: SNipe: Pimp

Fifth step to Madness. Gutter: Snipe: Pimp: Gutter: Snipe: Pimp: Mad Anna called me twice today. We ate tea, Smoked Wine, Drank Cakes, Walked on Lakes for Heaven’s sake. “There! Is a Bull in a Fence!” Indefensible. There was a … Continue reading

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Gutter: Snipe: Pimp

Fourth step to Madness That bird flew in to his nest; Casablanca! Da! Boozer! TV documentary deleted, Summer dreams all defeated, Conversations not completed; Empty minds in charge and seated. “I thought we could fly?” “I wish I could fly!” … Continue reading

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