I'm not normally one for life reviews and goal setting and, as I've got older, this has become an even more pronounced trait. It seems that I tend to drift with the wind, being led by my ideas but rarely paying attention to my intuition; I've come to realise that this probably isn't a very … Continue reading All Change: Review of my year and going forward into 2013
Sometimes life has a habit of getting in its own way, you know the sort of thing that happens when you want to do something ... really badly; you keep telling yourself that you want to do, really badly; in fact it would be great for your bank balance, figure, work, relationship if you did … Continue reading Lessons Learned in November – On Shifting Priorities
I didn't write a 'lesson's learned' post last month because I was away on holiday at the end of September and I came back to a mountain of catch-up work to do. My holiday was quite unique for me, it was the first time in 15 years that I have been on holiday and not … Continue reading Lessons Learned In Autumn – You can take time off!
It seems that every month there is a lesson to be learnt somewhere on the authors journey and August has been no exception. As regular visitors will know, every Thursday I hold the Thursday Throng, which is an author interview, with possibly a giveaway of a book or two and a review of the book … Continue reading Lessons Learned In August – on author interviews
As every month does, July has provided me with some insights and understandings about 'how things work' when it comes to life, books and marketing in general. It started in a sombre mood for me when I was trying to come to terms with the negative reviews that my novel had received on Amazon. However, … Continue reading Lessons learned in July – on sharing
The last month has been quite an adventure in my writing journey, I've experimented with all sorts of things and made some wonderful new friends along the way too. Perhaps though the most important thing I learnt was consistency, not only consistency in terms of writing regularly, but also of content. Slowly, it seems I … Continue reading Lessons Learned in May – on consistency, making friends and free
April 2012 has marked a sea change in the way I view myself and my place in the world. At the beginning of this year I vowed to make a change, I even did it publicly on my blog but failed to actually do anything about it until mid March when I wrote a post … Continue reading Lessons Learned in April – on place, writing and change