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When your idea takes flight…

When a hint of a thought of an idea catches on fire in your head… and you find yourself chasing your characters through the skies over London until the story comes to satisfying close, it’s a great feeling. When the … Continue reading

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We MUST boost our kids’ confidence

Who gets this? Me too. The negative messages we hear over and over again during our childhood and teens can take root and grow into our reality. What a waste of potential! What a way to destroy children’s lives before … Continue reading

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Mr and Mrs Cloudface

Do you like seeing faces in clouds? It’s one of my favourite occupations, cloud-watching. And the other evening, two characters emerged from the blueness of the evening sky over my house in Transylvania. Do you see them? The white cloud … Continue reading

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Brain break for writers

Grant Snider’s comic strips make the perfect 30-second brain break between chapters for overburdened writers…

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Valentine’s Day – half a dozen ideas

How did you do? Did ideas flood into your writer’s mind, or did you get stuck? I’ll time myself and see how I do in 60 seconds – I have no idea… 1. er… blank brain. 1. 20 secs gone… … Continue reading

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“I’m not creative…”

A woman I met in Escondido – a smart, clued-in, driven business woman – told me this, with conviction. Made me want to cry, seeing her belief, and the sadness behind it. She’s not alone – I’ve heard variations on … Continue reading

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Think about this… Imagine that!

Are you anxious about not having much imagination? Do you worry? Do you daydream? Do you plan holidays? Do you plan ahead for the weekend? If you’ve said yes to any of those questions, you have a perfectly good imagination. … Continue reading

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