12 March 2021 | Adult Non-Fiction

‘The practice’ by Seth Godin – review

Really, I could just copy out quote after quote of goodness from this book by Seth Godin – The practice, Shipping creative work – but I’ll try and summarise for you instead. Writers write. Runners run. Establish your identity by doing your work. Seth Godin is an American best-selling author who has written 19 books…

Dear readers, it’s been a while

Dear readers, it’s been a while since I last posted. My website updated itself in December and there were problems that seemed insurmountable because it was December and there were work deadlines and Christmas deadlines and general December busyness. Thank you to the lovely Nic from Planning with Kids who helped me with the technical…

11 October 2019 | Adult Non-Fiction, Reading, Workshops

TGIF

Each week always starts off fresh with five days of possibility before the weekend, and then all of a sudden, it’s Friday and some of the possibilities haven’t quite eventuated! Brene Brown, author, research professor and Ted talk speaker, sends out a weekly email entitled TGIF. But the TGIF stands for Trust, Gratitude, Inspiration and…

Three interesting female characters – three interesting books

What makes an interesting female character? How do writers create a character who is relatable, but also unique and memorable? How do writers create a book that readers will pass on to their friends and will feature in every bookclub across the country? I’ve recently read three adult books about three different female protagonists by…