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Writing is like digging. Keep digging and dig deeper.

  Writing is like digging a hole. When you have so many ideas and goals you don’t know where to start. When you wonder how on earth you can ever be noticed in a sea of books of authors. When you wish you could finish something. When you wish you knew your grammar (that’s me). When you’re half way through a novel and decide you don’t like your story anymore. When you try and brainstorm a killer plot but fall flat. When you know you’re just touching the surface but you’re too afraid to go deeper.   For all the moments you dig and find nothing. For all the moments […]

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2017 Goals

Are you ready for 2017? Well, it’s here and it’s flying past as we speak. As I write this it’s currently the 7th of January, 7 days in and I’ve managed to write 2 blog posts, get organised and do some SEO stuff for my business. Already so productive! For now…..sigh. So here goes, here are my 2017 goals: Write a minimum of 5 blog posts a week for my personal blog, paid blogging job, Medium, Shopify Community on Medium and my store’s blog. Thats a total of 260 posts for 2017. Finish Time Capsule Books and create more Bullshit List Books. Create more eCommerce Businesses that generate a side income. […]

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I’m a crazy creative and I love it

It took me 20 years to embrace my creative side and at times I feel like a total crazy person. I’ve always felt different but as I get older I’ve learnt to embrace the crazy creative spark. It’s my compass and I’m totally grateful for it. So here’s how I’m a crazy creative: I Love ALL the arts. Plays, dancing, painting, drawing, writing, design, architecture, decorative arts, sculpture, you name it, I love it. I jump from idea to idea. Stopping and starting projects all the time. I can’t choose what I want to do and I want to do it all. I’ve lost respect from people but gained respect […]

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Book Review: Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

I was a big fan of Elizabeth Gilbert’s ‘Eat, Pay, Love’  and you can put me into that bucket of women who can say ‘It changed my life’. I also love reading books on creativity and writing. Big Magic – Creative Living Beyond Fear seems like a match made in heaven for me and it didn’t disappoint. The stars aligned and I had many small and big magic moments reading it. What I loved about Big Magic: Idea’s are living entities that visit us and unless we pursue them and give them our dedication they can leave us in the blink of the eye. Ideas move around people so you better catch […]

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