The Tangled Road to Consistent Writing

The Tangled Road to Consistent Writing

I’m not a very consistent writer. I never have been. To sit down and write at the same time every day doesn’t come naturally to me. Whether I’m working on a book, drafting a blog or creating copy for a client, there are times when the words will not come no matter how...

What to do when it’s not working

We can all have those times when things grind to a standstill. We will have plans that aren’t coming to fruition, hopes that aren’t being realised, our creativity will have crashed and burned, and we’re running but making no forward progress at all. It will feel like...

What is your passion?

I read a sign recently that simply asked, “Are you living your passion?” It was a good question. On Saturday I found myself talking to my six-year-old niece, Cin, about her passion. “I love Maths,” she told me. She said when she grows up she wants to be a teacher. “I...

For the love of books

From an early age I loved to read. As a child I could usually be found in my bedroom devouring page after page of my latest library book. Wherever I was, a book was never far away. In early primary school I read every Enid Blyton I could find (although I wasn’t a big...