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"A newsletter I delight seeing drop into my inbox and read several times. Loaded with wisdom and fun. A weekly bit of Debs provides the motivation and support I need to keep writing".
Hi Debs, I Love your style, it's straightforward and to the point. Strategies work. I trained as a Life Coach and KNOW that all you're saying WORKS. It's all about being focused and you obviously are. Despite my training, I lapse back into my old ways and get in a mess, so thanks for helping to put my head on the 'right' track.
Excellent article - had me hooked from the start - and I get a lot of articles, sent daily, that I rarely find time to read. Thanks - you might add life-coaching to your resumé, as I think you might have touched a nerve. Love the conversion of a SWOT analysis - very appropriate.
An overview of The 8 Writing Wastes can be found here: Are you committing these 8 Writing Wastes? (The 8th Writing Waste is a killer) Link to: Writing Waste 1. Not enough focus Writing Waste 2: Too many ideas (Writing In Progress) "Venus, I want to see Venus. Now...read more
An overview of The 8 Writing Wastes can be found here: Are you committing these 8 Writing Wastes? (The 8th Writing Waste is a killer) Writing Waste 1: Not enough focus - A million little pieces (of sh!t)... I opened the Word Document, scrolled to the end and started...read more
The 7 Writing Wastes™ + The 8th Cardinal Writing Waste™ In 1993, I flew up to our factory in Glenrothes, Scotland. It was only the second time I'd been on an aeroplane, and to say I was excited was an understatement, I was hopping from bum cheek to bum...read more
Send yourself some words of encouragement or inspiration. Or give yourself a quick kick in the pants! Make it emotional, visceral, exciting. You decide. Only you (and your future you) will ever see the email. You set the date your future self will receive the email, you can send it years into the future, or to a specific date. Do your future you a favour – decide now…
Everyone is always talking about consuming less (wine, calories & plastic are my big 3) - and I agree - but there are a few things we should consume more of. Here's my list of 10 to get you started,,, Good ideas - consume & create is the best combination -...read more
I love reading all these half-arsed, click bait posts about the morning rituals of the rich and famous. They give me a warm fuzzy glow. So, here's my morning ritual to get you glowing: Get up with the sun... ... streaming through the gaps between the window frame and...read more