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5 questions to help you with your mid-year review

5 questions to help you with your mid-year review

It’s more than halfway through the year, and as I do most years, I recently did my mid-year review. I looked back at the goals I set at the start of the year and measured how I was getting on with each of them. Rather 

3 tips for promoting yourself online

3 tips for promoting yourself online

I know that online marketing, and social media in particular, can be really overwhelming for a lot of people, particularly when it comes to promoting themselves and their work.  So today I thought I’d share something more practical than usual, and pick out three things 

Authors and social media: Rachel Edwards

Authors and social media: Rachel Edwards

Sitting in the social media hot seat today is author Rachel Edwards. I bought Rachel’s first book, Darling, after seeing it regularly shared on social media, and I’m so glad I picked it up. It encompasses so many complex themes – from blended families to 

Authors and social media: Kate Cunningham

Authors and social media: Kate Cunningham

Today on the blog, Kate Cunningham is here to share a bit about her social media journey as an author. Kate and I worked together at the end of 2019 / start of 2020. When she offered to send me a copy of her book 

Spending less time on social media

Spending less time on social media

In my last blog post, I mentioned how I’ve been thinking about my relationship with social media lately. The constant news cycle, the bickering on Twitter, the comparisonitis that can come from constantly seeing other people sharing their best lives. It can be an exhausting 

Authors and social media: Charlotte Duckworth

Authors and social media: Charlotte Duckworth

This is the first of a new, semi-regular series, talking to authors about their relationship with social media. Today I’m featuring Charlotte Duckworth, as I love the way she mixes personal story telling with regular promotion for her book on her social media channels. I 

New social media workshop for authors coming in April!

New social media workshop for authors coming in April!

Do you get writer’s block when it comes to promoting your book? Join me for a video workshop at 10:30am on the 21st of April, 2021. It is £45 and will be around an hour long. I will take you through a series of prompts 

Planning your content in 2021

Planning your content in 2021

Is it even possible to plan anything right now? I’m writing this as the UK is still sitting in its third lockdown. This may or may not be the final one. We may or may not be moving out of it in the next few 

Finding ease when the world is in chaos

Finding ease when the world is in chaos

Disclaimer: This is a post about how I am doing things, in my own particular life circumstances. I hope you find something you can take away to apply to your own life, but this isn’t a ‘step-by-step’ or ‘how to’ post. It’s a personal story. 

2020 goals in review

2020 goals in review

If ever there was a year when I’m glad I made no hard and fast year-long goals, it was this year. I didn’t really set any big 2020 goals, and instead focused on a guiding word and then made smaller monthly goals instead. I don’t