Creativity Blocks #001: Fear of Ridicule

There are many blocks to being in your creative flow. Here are just some of the things that stop us in our tracks: Fear of ridicule Fear of failure Fear of the unknown Fear of success Lack of time Lack of talent – these are of course all subjective perceptions...

Steve Taylor : Out of the Darkness

One of the best things about being an author is getting to talk to other authors – especially those writing in a similar field to you. One of the writers I have admired for many years who has been really generous with reviews of my books is Steve Taylor. Even...

Finding your thing

Many of us go through life feeling we have much to offer but we somehow miss the mark. Our brilliance is not appreciated – our just rewards don’t seem to come our way. Lucy Whittington has found her ‘thing’ and that’s to help others find...

140 Characters: a style guide for the short form

If you thought Twitter was a fad or a nuisance, let me disavow you of that notion – it is a pretty useful tool for both business and pleasure and it’s here to stay. For one, I have had direct business solely from Tweets and found the most perfect iPhone...