On Writing

What’s your message? Dealing with perfectionism [podcast]

Download the MP3 file – 6:53mins (right-click + save) Listen on YouTube Listen on Stitcher In this episode, I talk...

Focusing on the long term

At the end of last year, I gave this year two priorities: production and publicity. As the year progressed, the strength...

On writing for children, inspiration and ideas [video]

On writing for children, inspiration and ideas [video]

Here’s a video interview that YA author Shane A. Mason put together 🙂 Eek! We discuss writing for children, inspiration...

Abundance Mentality: BOLO

Abundance Mentality: BOLO

I first came across the term ‘abundance mentality’, which is essentially a positive mindset, after seeing an infographic on Facebook,...

Imperfection

Imperfection

Like a lot of artists, I’m a perfectionist at heart. I can look at any work, by any person, and...

Building a creative business: The Secret Ingredients (part four)

Building a creative business: The Secret Ingredients (part four)

This is the third installment of a four-part series on building a creative business and lifestyle, based on my experiences,...

Building a creative business: Contribution (part three)

Building a creative business: Contribution (part three)

This is the third installment of a four-part series on building a creative business and lifestyle, based on my experiences,...

Building a creative business: Marketing and Publicity (part two)

Building a creative business: Marketing and Publicity (part two)

There are a few things that are covered in the word ‘lifestyle’ so I’m writing a series of four posts...

Building a creative business: Multiple streams of income (part one)

Last week (or was it the week before?) I wrote a post around a brooch that I’d won titled New Growth. At...

Self-publishing and validation #CoffeehousePrompt

One of the online writing groups I am in, Writers’ Coffeehouse, started a writing prompt challenge a little while ago....

On the madness of indie publishing [guest post]

I’m a part of a few writing groups, online and in person. Recently, a few writers have been feeling the...

Overcoming writer’s block by chunking

Getting started can feel like the hardest part of any task. Getting out of bed on a cold morning to go...