Allow me to set the scene… I belong to a local business club. It’s structured but informal, and not at all like the target-driven scariness I’ve heard rumours about. Part of each meeting is a member’s ’10 minutes’, where each of us talks to the rest for ten minutes about something to do with our
We hear a lot about how good it is to share. It's also fine NOT to share. Whatever is best for you.
Sometimes biscuits aren’t enough to push you out of a (usually) mid-afternoon slump or combat the stealthy advances of imposter syndrome. For me, music is my other weapon against these attacks on my productivity. Specifically, using music to reset my brain and alter my energy so that I can work with maximum efficiency. This is
So, you can see where I am with the whole cryptocurrency revolution – very, very behind! Being as I’m in no way involved in traditional currency markets, I just left any news items around Bitcoin to hover around the periphery of my consciousness. It was only after researching a blog article for a client that
SATs Stress There are articles about SATs stress all over the place at this time of year. Some, inexplicably, with an overall tone of surprise that putting children under pressure leads to a decline in their overall mental health. All with depressing statistics and anecdotal evidence from parents/carers, teachers, children’s charities and other educational professionals.
How much does copywriting cost? Traditional answer: “How long is a piece of string?” But I’ve decided to launch three writing packages – with price tags attached! This doesn’t mean that I am now only delivering these packages, far from it. All writing jobs are unique, I deliver a bespoke service (package
Which is the best Christmas film? My intention was to write a ‘Top Five Christmas Films’ list type article. But as it turns out, I couldn’t decide how to prioritise them! What you actually have is my top two Christmas films (I couldn’t pick one over the other), some of my other favourites and one
What is a Xennial? NEW WORD ALERT!!! Time for a Word Focus blog article methinks! The term ‘Xennial’ was first coined in a GOOD magazine article called, ‘Reasonable People Disagree about the Post-Gen X, Pre-Millennial Generation’ by Sarah Stankorb and Jed Oelbaum in 2014. The introduction to this article defines ‘Xennials’ as: “Between Generation X and
How walking helps my writing Not walking and writing simultaneously you understand; I can barely walk and talk at the same time without falling over. But after many years, I am finally realising that movement and brain function are connected. Yes, I understood it on a science based ‘exercise-is-good-the-body-and-mind-are-one’ basis. But, as anyone who knows
What do I need to discuss with my freelance writer? This is a good question to consider, especially if you’ve never hired a writer before. After a few years of conversations with clients, I have learned which questions are really crucial to creating a clear, valuable brief. It is simply more efficient to ask