Month: October 2019

essential writing tools: a notepad, a pen and coffee

The only essential writing tools I always have with me

I can happily procrastinate with stationery for *weeks*. Here’s the essential tools my decades of research have settled on.

sunset behind a small white cottage to illustrate solo travel

There and back again: how solo travel can clear the mind

One of my ambitions for going freelance is regaining my creativity. I’m trying to get a balance between fiction, non-fiction and adviser work. To do that, I needed to rebalance my thinking so I booked myself some solo travel. I’ll cover how to make the most of a week’s retreat in a future post: this…
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photo montage with scraps on wall, image of Bristol saying 'we the curious' and text reading talent has no postcode

Talent has no postcode

I wore my indie comms adviser hat last week, attending the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) South West annual general meeting. It’s reminded me why I’m a member.

old manual typewriter to illustrating writing for hire

Writing for hire over the summer

I know what I did this summer. Here’s the list of the writing for hire I got published, with insight into why I pitched them.