Category Archives: Thought for the day

July Writerly Tidbits

This particular update has been several months coming and I’ve gathered all sorts of news from my Thursday Throng authors along the way. Before we get on to that though, I wanted to let you know that in future I’m going to be doing things slightly differently. Every time I publish a blog post in future it will be sent out as an email to you as well. Continue reading

A Winner A Day: The Foundations for infant Loss Training Inspirational Woman Award – Linda Parkinson-Hardman – The Hysterectomy Association (Dorset 2014)

Linda Parkinson-Hardman:

What a night it was too ….!

Originally posted on Venus Awards:

Linda Parkinson-Hardman at the Dorset 2014 NatWest Venus Awards Finalists Event
Linda Parkinson-Hardman at the Dorset 2014 NatWest Venus Awards Finalists Event

Business Women Awards announced the 2014 winners at the Lighthouse Poole on 11th June.  Hosted by Dan Mills from Heart and Tara Howard, Venus Awards Founder.

Linda Parkinson-Hardman from The Hysterectomy Association won the Dorset 2014 NatWest Venus Awards in Category The Foundations for infant Loss Training Inspirational Woman Award.
The NatWest Venus Awards Dorset Ceremony in association with Breeze Volkswagen was held on the 11th June – Hosted at the state of the art Lighthouse.
The Hysterectomy Association is a social enterprise set up by Linda Parkinson-Hardman in 1997. It was created to provide impartial, timely and appropriate information
and support to women facing a hysterectomy. It now supports almost 2,000,000 women every year.

After Winning the Award Linda gave us her Feedback about the Venus Awards:
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Does Love Still Exist?

This is guest post by Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar author of Love Comes Later

St. Valentine may be horrified by the cherubs touting candy, flowers or jewelry. The overemphasis of eros, or romantic love, may have merged out of rampant marketeering. Between Christmas and Easter, after all, is a lot of retail silence. In modern society, with women marrying later, and partners divorcing earlier – not waiting for children to grow up – does love still exist? Continue reading

Meeting Joel Orr, author of How to Write a Book

This week I’d like to welcome Joel Orr to the Thursday Throng author interview hotseat. Joel is the author of How To Write a Book: The Simple System for Writing a Nonfiction Book in 30 Days or Less, a book which many writers and would be authors might like to get hold of to help them in their quest to attain authorly success. In addition to creating his Book Program Method, he is also an expert in engineering automation and computer technologies and is one of the founders of Cyon Research Corporation, a publishing and consulting firm. Continue reading

Exploding the Myth of Passive Income

moneyI’ve been working online for many years and during that time I have come across so many people selling the idea that I can make money while I sleep through ‘passive income’. To be honest, I already do a lot of what they suggest works and I make a very decent income as a result of it. But … and it’s a big but, the phrase ‘passive income’ just doesn’t do it for me. Why? Because it’s anything but passive, and today I thought I’d weigh in to the argument and share the reasons why I know there is no such thing as passive income. Continue reading

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 15,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

Linda’s Writerly Tidbits – December 2013

Hysteria 2Welcome to the final Writerly Tidbits for 2013 and I have some interesting updates from the Thursday Throng clan. Perhaps though, the big news is that Hysteria 2, the anthology of winning entries to the Hysterectomy Association’s writing competition was published on 1st December. If you’d like to take a peek you can pick it up in the usual places: Continue reading