The Benefits of Writing by Hand πŸ“„

Clarify your thoughts, write a great first draft Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash Computers, phones and other gadgets are essential to everyday life. With their convenience and speed, we use them to communicate daily. But for reflective, exploratory writing, writing that's just for you, I'm a firm believer that writing by hand is much more effective than… Continue reading The Benefits of Writing by Hand πŸ“„

A Letter to My Younger Self πŸ“„

But which one? Photo by Debby Hudson on Unsplash A letter to my younger self. I admit that I thought this would an easy little exercise. But then I sat down to write... To what age me should I address this letter? Which of the many people I've been? On considering the options, a certain song by Frank… Continue reading A Letter to My Younger Self πŸ“„

How Julie’s Subconscious Memo Helped Reduce Her Stress πŸ“„

When Julie was writing in her notebook recently, a nine-word observation by her subconscious appeared on the page. As a result, she made a simple change that has reduced her everyday stress. Each evening, Julie prepares four sides of paper in her notebook. Three are for her morning pages – the stream-of-consciousness brain dump long… Continue reading How Julie’s Subconscious Memo Helped Reduce Her Stress πŸ“„

Working 9 to 5 πŸ“„ how Lucy poured herself a cup of ambition

Image by Darius Bashar, via Unsplash Lucy had always wanted to be a writer. She'd had some short stories published, and was trying to make the leap to novels. She worked in retail for several years, but in the late-1990s, as a result of her own writing, she got a job in a catalogue publishing… Continue reading Working 9 to 5 πŸ“„ how Lucy poured herself a cup of ambition

TFW Client Stories πŸ“„ the eyes of others

Client A had worked long and hard trying to build a creative career. While she’d seen some success, in recent years things had waned, and she’d spent a lot of time producing work that didn’t sell. Her days were structured around giving a few hours of morning prime time to this creative endeavour, but this… Continue reading TFW Client Stories πŸ“„ the eyes of others