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The story of my story obsession

“You’re making life harder for yourself.” These were the words of a trusted advisor. Thing is, I can’t deny it. The path I’ve chosen, isn’t the easiest. If I wanted easy, I wouldn’t have

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Could one of my personal writing habits work for you?

Do you ever find your plans for World domination crushed by your own thoughts? You’re trying to write something and a nagging thought jumps up and slaps you in the face? You’ve got a task list that

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The Littlest Hobo, Self-Sufficiency and My Mission

I’ve got a question for you. Do you recognise this picture? Who is it? Not sure? This will help. Possibly the most memorable TV theme tune from my youth. (Please feel free to sing along.) If you’re

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When Content Shock & Shocking Content Collide

What happens when content shock and shocking content meet head-on? It’s not pretty. Actually – it’s ugly. Very ugly. But first, what do I mean? Content shock, a phrase coined by Mark Schaefer,

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Hope, joy and Festive Cheer

I had a feeling that something wasn’t right. I couldn’t escape it. I tried switching off by taking an extended festive break. I read a lot, played with the kids and over indulged, as is required at

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Free Writing Compass Template

I’ve spent a lot of time over the last month working on my first online course. As the final part of the process, I created some additional resources that my students could download to help them

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Creating my Origin Story | Part 1 – The Outline

In yesterday’s blog post, The Origin Story, the Power of Reflection, I made a commitment to write my own Origin Story. But I also made the commitment that I’d share that process with you. This

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The Origin Story – the power of reflection

“We all have a story to tell.” It’s my most overused phrase. But there’s one story that goes untold. Your story. The story of how you got to this place in your life. We have an incredible ability

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Writing with confidence | School Days

Writing with confidence is easier said than done. For some of you, a lack of confidence in your writing is holding you back. You’ve become paralysed. You might get as far as writing something. But

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