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It’s okay to not be happy with your work

When I was finishing off the formatting for Ramble On over the last few weeks, it was taking longer than...

On bookselling: you get back what you give

I’ve been selling at events for a while now. The first was The Caretaker of Imagination book launch, then craft markets,...

On over sharing

Sometimes I’m aware that I say a lot more than many people would about the stuff that I’m struggling with,...

SONZA: Spotlight On New Zealand Arts

This is a project dedicated to highlighting creative New Zealanders. Every couple of weeks we feature a kiwi talent who...

Work in Progress: Ramble On

Walking is New Zealand’s favourite sport – and it does wonders for my physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health, so...

Be the teacup

I often listen to podcasts when I’m walking (for running I need something with more energy though!), and I recently...

On having nothing to prove

There has been so much happening, and so little blogging, so I’m going to try and catch up on this...

On ego, self-publishing, and collaborating with your peers [week three vlog]

Over on YouTube, I’m working on getting a regular vlog going. This week, I’ve talked about something that is really...

You’re never happy, are you? 

After one of my book launches, a friend asked if I was happy with how it went. I must’ve given...

I Am A Writer – learning from my contributors (Part I)

One of the benefits of picking the brains of awesome people for your book is, well, picking the brains of...

Week two's vlog – happiness through nature

This week I look at the book The Sun Rises (click here to view) by Amanda Staley. Sub-titled Using Nature as a...

A Simpler Way – tiny changes to move forward in our world

I have a vlog that is waiting to be edited and published, but in the interim I want to bring...