Category Archives: Ideas

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

What I learnt from Seth Godin: insights on art and creativity

What I learnt from Seth Godin: insights on art and creativity

Show your work, magnify weirdness and say ‘here, I made this.’ In 2014, I had the privilege of seeing Seth Godin speak in Sydney. It was an ah-ha filled event. As a writer and business owner, Seth’s musings and insights on art, creativity and business are inspirational and at the same time, they’re jolting in their simplicity… Continue Reading