Joanna Penn in the Write Zone

After appearing on Joanna Penn’s Creative Penn podcast no less than three times in the last four years. Last week I at last had the good fortune to turn the tables and interview Joanna recently for the Zone Show. Themes we explore :: How to switch from your day...

This World We Could Know

I am really thrilled that my new book, This We Know is seeding new thoughts and forming a new movement. We know that we know loads more than people say 100 years ago. We know therefore that our descendants in 100 years will know new and different things that we...

It’s Powtoon Time

Big Thanks to Lea Woodward and Jackie Walker for pointing me earlier this year at the most fabulous animation tool called Powtoon. It allows ‘numpties’ like me to put together pretty amazing trailers for product and book promotions – there’s...

Publish a book in a month

Last year I wrote and published a book I had no idea I was about to write. I started writing it on the 3rd September and it was ready for publication on the 17th. It shot into the top 10 books in Philosophy on the UK Kindle store by the end of September and the...

Five Ways to Sex Up Your eBook

The greyscale display of the Kindle and some other e-ink readers, with their somewhat primitive formatting options, present somewhat of a challenge for book designers, publishers and authors. There are however a few simple things we can do to create much...

Writing from the Heart

If you have ever been stuck in front of your computer with words not flowing, there’s a good bet it’s your head that’s in the way. When we allow our conscious mind to take a back seat, a certain magic unfolds – we get in flow and become what is...