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2018 LSB Contest: Week 3 Wrap Up

The annual Lego Speeder Bike (LSB) contest has rounded the final turn and is staring down the final straightaway to the March 5th deadline.  As many constant readers know, I’m all about the numbers and week 3 of the showdown saw another impressive jump in total entries to 69 across all categories.  1,367 more words

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Constructive Criticism​ Amongst Fandoms

Hardcore, stans and superior fans are the firestarters of fall outs in fandoms.

“Criticise by creation, not by finding fault” – Marcus Cicero

Carefully collated groups within society, influenced by a franchise, novel or, in the music marketplace, an artist has a legion of almighty following that has the power to make, break or completely change a musicians career.

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Praise indeed...

I’ve been spurred on to write this post by the warm reception to a tweet I posted last week, commenting how nice it is when clients take the trouble to pass on good feedback about our work. 691 more words


How to Stop Caring What Other People Think [9 Tips]

How to Stop Caring What Other People Think

– it is normal to care deeply about what others think of us – in particular, people we love & respect… 421 more words

Canberra Psychologist

Mentors Keep the Dream Alive

As you may know, I have been struggling with a book called Crazy for Trying, the book I wrote as a first draft during the 2016 NaNoWriMo, pitched to an editor at California Dreamin’ 2017, submitted to that editor in May of that year, and got a wonderful rejection email. 747 more words

Experiences Of A Late Blooming Writer

A New Goal: Aim to Be Less Wrong

At a conference last week, I received an interesting piece of advice:

“Assume you are wrong.”

The advice came from Brian Nosek, a fellow psychology professor and the executive director of the Center for Open Science. 145 more words

2018 LSB Contest: Week 2 Wrap Up

We’re two weeks in to the annual LSB contest on Flickr and the number of entries has spiked from 7 to 36 with even more bikes floating around the pool, untethered from the official threads.  1,162 more words

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