Writers Craft


Why Pen and Paper Will Always Have a Place

Living in the digital age opens up amazing possibilities. Technology is moving at a breathless pace and it can be both scary and exhilarating on any given day. (but there will always be a use for paper and pens!) Anyone born in the final decade of the 20th Century will […]

Pen and Paper always has a place

3 Quick Ways to Beat Writer’s Block

When I was writing the Sheridan And Blake books, I often found myself stumbling over writer’s block. Even the most imaginative, creative people can suffer with writer’s block from time to time. If you’re staring at blank pages or you just can’t seem to find inspiration for your next blog […]

Beating writer's block

Blog exposure on a budget

Blog Exposure on a Budget – A Contributed Post

My two favourite marketing activities for exposure are networking and blogging – talking or writing – I just love sharing and communicating stories. In the digital space, your website can be your greatest asset or your greatest liability. Having a blog on your website gives prospective customers an excuse to […]


The Power of Story – A TED Talk Review

Stories have enormous power to change our perceptions. A single story, repeated again and again, can quickly become an ‘Alternative Fact’. When all you hear about a person, a business, a brand, a place, a people, a race, is negative and you continue to hear it repeated across the spectrum […]


Business for Authors – A Book Review

Most entrepreneurs I know have shelves and shelves of business, self-help and motivational books. Speak to any of us for long enough and we’ll share with you the books we recommend; books to inspire, books to motivate and we’ll even go as far as to tell you about books that […]


The Storyteller’s Secret: Book Review and Tips

I was chatting to a business colleague at an event recently over a coffee and she said something that really resonated, she told me she was much more likely to take notice of someone in business who had published a book. She said, that while blogs and articles are a […]


Breathe New Life into Old Writing

(This is a super short, quick tips post that will take less than 5 minutes to read) I’ve been blogging for a few years now, one of the things I love about it is that gradual build up of great value I can share. Some of my most popular workshops […]