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Don’t wait for permission to make something that’s interesting A great quote about making stuff happen: I’d just say to aspiring journalists or writers—who I meet a lot of—do it now. Don’t wait for permission to make something that’s interesting or amusing to you. Just do it now. Don’t […] Read »
A Shed of my Own Building this shed was the most relaxing, de-stressing thing I've done in ages. It was satisfying to build something as well as we could, something that will stand for many years. I enjoyed learning new skills (and playing with power tools). I loved seeing a daydream take shape into a solid reality. Read »
Would you Like to Design my Book Cover? EDIT – You can see the winning cover here. My first book, Moods of Future Joys, is still my best-selling and most popular book (currently averaging 5-stars on Amazon after 83 reviews). My publisher, Eye Books, is about to re-launch […] Read »
Five for a Fiver When I wrote my India book I wanted to experiment with telling the story in lots of different ways. The book was different to normal travel books and I wanted the way the story unfolded to be different too. Journeys […] Read »
Rediscover the Joy Take a fresh look at whatever it is you love. Read »
Back Yourself to Write a Book 50 Amazon 5-star reviews for a self-published book = I'm delighted. Read »
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