Category Archives: Communications

Share your writing before you’re ready

Share your writing before you’re ready

Share your writing before you’re ready While completing my creative writing degree, every few weeks I’d have to share pages of my writing with my fellow writing students and the tutor taking the class. I would bring in printed copies of my stories or poems one week for everyone to take home. Then the next… Continue Reading

The four expert content tips I share with new clients

The four expert content tips I share with new clients

The four expert content tips I share with new clients   Does your content have you down? If you’re unhappy with your content, not sure how to go about writing better words, reviewing your current approach or crafting a strategy – know that you’re not alone. Maybe you’re: not getting what you expected from expensive content agencies… Continue Reading

Should you stay or should you go? How to decide if a writing course, workshop or retreat is what you need

Should you stay or should you go? How to decide if a writing course, workshop or retreat is what you need

I’ve been talking with a friend lately about writing retreats. My friend is thinking about signing up for a writing retreat and workshop with a known author towards the end of this year. This friend of mine is a brilliant writer so I was intrigued – why the interest in this workshop? I reminded my… Continue Reading

Six reasons to join a writers’ group

Six reasons to join a writers’ group

‘Writing isn’t about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end, it’s about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own life, as well.’ − Stephen King  In my newsletter last week, I wrote about how being a part of a writers’ group… Continue Reading

What should I charge? Five insights to help figure out your hourly rate

What should I charge? Five insights to help figure out your hourly rate

What should I charge? Five insights to help figure out your hourly rate. I know a lot of writers. I know writers who work in-house, freelance writers, journalists, novelists, bloggers, beginner copywriters and writers who’re building impressive businesses writing all manner of creative content. The writers I know are intelligent, insightful and resourceful. But, nearly all… Continue Reading

Before you write an eBook for business, ask yourself these questions

Before you write an eBook for business, ask yourself these questions

Writing a book is exciting, creative and intensely personal. eBooks are all this and more. And when done well, eBooks are great for business. I’ve helped many entrepreneurs and companies to reach more customers and share their stories through eBooks. One of the questions I’m asked most over coffee is: ‘How do I write my… Continue Reading

Want great content? Don’t miss this part of the equation

Want great content? Don’t miss this part of the equation

You’ve got your passions? Check. Purpose? Check. Plenty of YOU and your personal story coming through? Check. Your copy is all ready to go then, right? Not quite… One of the reasons I love what I do is that I get to work with inspiring business owners. I find business owners tend to really own their WHY –… Continue Reading