Writing Advice From Ian Rankin

Writing advice from Ian Rankin Bloody Scotland Crime Writing Festival 2017   Last weekend I was fortunate enough to grab tickets for Bloody Scotland 2017, Scotland’s crime writing festival, in Stirling. Over the course of the weekend I drank champagne Read More …

Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone

  Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone Okay, so last week I did something that was a bit out of the ordinary for me. I went along to a local business conference to try to promote some of my freelance Read More …

Inspirational Books Written By Women

  Inspirational Books Written By Women In this selection of inspirational books, I’ve decided to focus exclusively on novels and books written by women. There isn’t really any particular reason that I’ve chosen female authors, except for the fact that Read More …

My Proudest Moments as A Writer So Far

  My Proudest Moments as A Writer So Far Writers and creatives all have their own dreams and aspirations. It could be writing a best-selling novel, winning a prestigious award, or having your work performed on-stage. As with any creative Read More …

The Pros and Cons of Freelancing

The Pros and Cons of Freelancing The number of freelance workers has been steadily increasing over the past few years, and if you have a creative skill such as photography, writing, or web design, then your skills are in demand. Read More …

Measuring Sleep And Performance

Sleep And Performance: Are You Getting Enough? We all know how it feels to get a good night’s sleep – you wake up feeling refreshed and ready to face the day. But did you know that the amount of sleep Read More …

Sources of Motivation & Inspiration

Sources of Motivation & Inspiration Anyone who works from home, or works in any sort of creative environment will have the occasional day when they are just completely lacking in motivation. It happens to all of us from time to Read More …