Get Rid of The Mental Clutter

We all know that a cluttered room leads to a cluttered mind, right? We’ve all heard that idea and can see the common sense behind it. How can you expect to focus if you’re in an environment that is messy or chaotic? What we sometimes don’t realise is...
Intentional Spending: Money & Time

Intentional Spending: Money & Time

One of the most common objections people raise to the idea of creating a schedule or planning their time to help them become more effective is this: Isn’t that kinda dull? A bit limiting? Doesn’t that, like, restrict me dude? It sounds like a valid point, until you...
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...
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...
My Favourite Functional Mushroom

My Favourite Functional Mushroom

I was listening to a podcast this week and the host moved into an ad segment for a brand of mushroom coffee. He read out the information, and named a type of mushroom, then said: My favourite functional mushroom I was walking the dog on a beautiful, chilly, autumn day...

Planning For The Next Year As An Author (or Wannabe)

Writers write. It’s true, but it doesn’t tell the whole story. How do you know what to write and when? That’s where your planning comes in, and in particular, planning for the next year ahead of time. When To Start? Early! As early as September or...
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