Friday Five: 10/01/20

Friday Five: 10/01/20

In these (semi-regular) posts, I share five things. Loves, hates, ideas I’m pondering, places I’m supporting, whatever. Here we go: HABIT I’M REBUILDING: I haven’t been waking up early for a while, and this week I bit the bullet and got back to being the...
The Best Podcasts for Writers in 2020

The Best Podcasts for Writers in 2020

I’m a total podcast geek. I love to listen whenever I’m driving, or walking the dog, or doing errands. They’re the perfect way to fill a small pocket of time when you might not be able to get much value from starting an audiobook. Here are my...
What I Read in December (2019)

What I Read in December (2019)

It’s a pretty short list of books read for December, which isn’t surprising. Like most people, it was a month of many plans and social commitments. I actually made a conscious effort to accept and extend invitations, so I was out and about seeing people...
A Drastic Decision To End 2019

A Drastic Decision To End 2019

I’ve talked on here before about the launch of my third pen name (if you include my real name, which I publish non-fiction such as Time Management for Writers under), and in this post I want to share a big decision I’ve made around that and why. The third...
Friday Five: 13/12/19

Friday Five: 13/12/19

In these (becoming more regular) posts, I share five things. Loves, hates, ideas I’m pondering, places I’m supporting, whatever. Here we go: THOUGHT I’M PONDERING: Today, the UK woke up to the General Election results. The conservatives won by quite a margin and...
Friday Five: 06/12/19

Friday Five: 06/12/19

In these (irregular) posts, I share five things. Loves, hates, ideas I’m pondering, places I’m supporting, whatever. Here we go: PODCAST EPISODE I’VE ENJOYED: I’m listening to lots of podcasts at the moment because I’m out walking the puppy a lot....
Time Management for Writers is OUT!

Time Management for Writers is OUT!

The first book in the Productive Writer series, Time Management For Writers, launched this weekend and it’s been a blast seeing how much people are enjoying it. I thought I’d share what made me decide to write this book and what the topic of time...
What I Read in November (2019)

What I Read in November (2019)

November was another slow reading month, mainly because I had ambitious writing goals for the month. I didn’t take part in NaNoWriMo but I aimed to finish and edit two books – Time Management for Writers, and first under my new pen name. I did both of...
Friday Five: 29/11/19

Friday Five: 29/11/19

In these (irregular) posts, I share five things. Loves, hates, ideas I’m pondering, places I’m supporting, whatever. Here we go: THE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS: Not the Biblical meaning, but more building a Christmas that honours and remembers what it means to me....
Time Tip: Let Yourself Cheat

Time Tip: Let Yourself Cheat

Time tip: Let yourself cheat. I have a rubbish memory. I want to remember things, because I do care, but my memory lets me down. So I set reminders. If a friend tells me they have a blood test in a fortnight, I’m going to add that to my diary so I send a good luck...
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