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Why All Fiction Writers Should Have A Blog

When I wrote the Sheridan and Blake books, my blog was the linchpin in my content marketing. The great thing about blogging for writers is you do the thing you are going to do anyway… write… and at the same time are marketing your work without even realising it! This […]

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Google bot SEO Audit

How To Do An SEO Audit of Your Small Business Website

While I know the basics to give your blogs their best chance to be discovered by Google, SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) is an ever evolving discipline with more and more tools and techniques for great quality content to be found and shared. Today I’m hosting a contributor to the blog, […]


Turn Your Inclinations Into Intentions

  I write. I’ve written books. I’ve written hundreds of blogs. I bullet journal. I have a pen in my hand when I read. When I have an idea I process my thoughts by writing about them – writing helps me make sense of the world. But is it easy, […]

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We’ve Already Invented A Time Machine

  I’m a sci-fi fan. And a Trekkie. One of the most memorably brilliant books I’ve read in a long time is ‘Time and Time Again’ by Ben Elton. It’s about time travel. Travelling back and righting a wrong in history to change the course of the future. The twist […]


Self-Sabotage – How Do You Stop It?

  I put my coffee cup down on this coaster on my desk this morning and realised that I do this… a lot… at the moment.   Self-Sabotage – The Promise of Tomorrow Lockdown may be easing, but the weather is wet and miserable outside. The prospect of queuing to […]


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Playful Blogging – Authentic Creativity On Your Blog

  “There’s no evidence to suggest that life is serious.” I don’t know who, if anyone, famously inspirational ever said that but I say that!   Life is for being playful. Life is for living, loving and having fun.   That’s not to diminish or devalue the overwhelming challenges we […]


The Joy Of Journaling

  Getting creative with a journal – I love stationery. I have loads of notebooks. And coloured pens, and stencils and stickers. When I saw this book I knew I needed it in my life.   So, what is a Bullet Journal? It’s a planner, to-do list and diary that […]

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10 Social Media Tools to Help You Write Better Posts

  Featuring another contributor, sharing a few useful tools to help write better posts.   10 Social Media Tools to Help You Write Better Posts Staying on top of everything in today’s digital-first world as a marketer can be a challenge because your list of responsibilities keeps growing. From advertising […]


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What Shall I Be When I Grow Up?

I remember something my dad said to me when I was a teenager thinking about which courses to pick, which direction to take… he said, “I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up.” That flippant remark has always stuck with me. It’s a tough question, […]