This year I've been lucky enough to be asked by The Reading Agency to be a Community Giver for World Book Night (which is tonight, April 23rd, 2014). As I love reading, writing and books with an absolute passion, I feel honoured to be among thousands of people across the globe - on this night [...]
There are many ways to get better at writing and the best one of these is to write. The second is to find the right path that gets you into the best mental and physical state to write. In a minute I'll take a look at some ways you and I can "trigger" this creative [...]
Hi Everyone. On March 31st I'll be taking part in the wondrous "Writing Process Blog Tour". Please check back then as I'll be showing you how to have a positive mental health spring clean for better creating writing. Yes, that's right: You, here, March 31st, getting inspirational information. See you then!
You're walking down the street. It's a warm, sunny day. It's quiet. There aren't many people around so you're relaxed and everything feels bright, breezy, carefree. You're searching for somewhere good to eat lunch, so you keep walking, looking around. You inhale a long, deep breath, smiling at a group of people walking by. They [...]
This is number Two in my accidental "All for the Love of..." series which sees me exploring the deep fried delights and golden, batter-coated scrumptiousness of a traditional British meal - Fish 'n Chips. Invented over 155 years ago, the UK's foodie stalwart of crunchy, battered cod (or Haddock, if you prefer) accompanied by a [...]
Making space in your life - and inside your mind - to do what you really want can be difficult sometimes. There are bills to pay, people to see, chores, food to be made, cake to eat, work that's not your "real" work to be done, and a million other things waiting to distract you. [...]
You know, I was thinking that - as 2013 comes to a close - it would be a good idea for me, you, us to look forward to what we want to achieve in the next 12 months. To think about our dream and go get it in 2014 (and not just because that rhymes). [...]