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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 […]

Blogging for writers

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Being A Little Bit Activist

I want to be more activist when it comes to green business, sustainability, and the environment.  As I’m still not reading any fiction at the moment, most of my recent book choices are along those lines. More of my thinking, planning, and writing for the next phase in my business has […]


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, […]

Google bot SEO Audit

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The Right To Work From Home: Good or Bad?

I happened upon an article in my MSN newsfeed… I like the fact that it’s not immediately obvious of the source of articles on MSN. It strips away our inbuilt prejudices to particular publications. As I read this article, my first thought was, “imagine working for someone like this, what […]


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, […]

Set your intentions to love writing

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Marketing Strategies to Improve Your Online Brand

Improving your online brand is more important now than ever, when bricks and mortar shops are struggling and offline marketing is restricted by the pandemic. This contributor suggests some ideas to inspire your marketing and build your online brand.   Build Your Online Brand   Image Credit   Is your […]


Living Self-Sufficiently: What Green Habits Will You Adopt?

Living self-sufficiently – World events have forced many of us to start taking sustainability seriously. The looming threats of further lockdowns and future pandemics. The (UK) government’s lack of action and funding on climate change – in fact, recent parliamentary actions are actively reducing food safety and security when we […]

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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 […]


Essentialism: Inspiration and A Book Review

  Remember Marie Condo? Her decluttering methodology was so 2019.Her approach to clearing out your wardrobe was to only keep the clothes that ‘spark joy’, then thank the rest of your clothes before putting them in the charity bag. I bet there are thousands of people regretting putting that fluffy […]

Book review and tips on essentialism

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Homemade Natural Deodorant That Really Works

I can’t help but wonder what nasty chemicals go into the deodorant I slather onto my sweaty armpits every day. Often packed in single use plastic, I’ve tried to use mostly deodorant in glass bottles – but that still creates recycling. Living more sustainably has always been important to me, but […]