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The joy of finding a writing mentor

Some years ago, I reached a low point with my writing. I’d been practising a long time and I still felt I was no good. I was working on a novel that was truer and more self-revealing than anything I’d attempted before. 729 more words


How to Absorb Criticism

No one likes to be criticized. It’s much more fun when our colleagues praise us for how great we are. However, in the real world, we encounter, seek out and receive criticism. 1,566 more words

Getting some Perspective

I’ve been taking some major criticism this week as I push out the final changes to my novel and I’ve surprised myself with how I’ve handled it. 600 more words

Leadership Pack (May)

Welcome to the Leadership Pack May 2016.

Since our last edition, I have been delivering workshops and presentations across the country.  Standing in front of lots of people can be daunting if you are not prepared, or if it is something you do not do often.  308 more words


5 steps for remaining calm and dealing with writing feedback

There comes the time when every writer has to show their work to other people. Those people might like it — they could even love it — but chances are they’re going to have some “thoughts.” 846 more words


Under Fire

Scripture: 2 Corinthians 1:12-19

12 We can say with confidence and a clear conscience that we have lived with a God-given holiness and sincerity in all our dealings. 1,772 more words