Why Blogging Is Less Bothersome Than You May Think

Why Blogging Is Less Bothersome Than You May Think

For many of us, writing a blog comes firmly last on our list of priorities. It takes time, it doesn’t pay, and it’s hard to come up with new ideas on a regular basis. But much as I hate to admit it, these are excuses rather than valid arguments (believe me...
Why Sometimes It’s Better to Walk Away

Why Sometimes It’s Better to Walk Away

You’re a freelance writer who hasn’t had work for a few months and ‘the fear’ has started to take hold. Part of you thinks you will never work again, and that the most sensible thing to do is to go out and find a ‘real’ job. Just...
Why Writers Need To Take Care Of Both Mind And Body

Why Writers Need To Take Care Of Both Mind And Body

It has been well documented that writing is good for our mental health, especially when writing about thoughts and feelings related to stressful or traumatic events. And of course we all know that exercise is good for all of us. The problem with us writers is that we...
Three Things Professionals Have In Common

Three Things Professionals Have In Common

Over the last 12 years, I have worked on book-writing projects with dozens of professionals from all sorts of different worlds: financial, consultancy, technology, fitness, psychology, and academic, to name a few. Months or even years spent writing a book tells you a...