Archive | February, 2008

Theme For Next Month: What Do You Think?

I’m so enjoying leaps and bounds as a theme I don’t really want to move on… but the monthly theme format has worked well so far, keeping things fresh and (vaguely) focused, so my thoughts are starting to turn to next month’s theme. For those of you who are new to the blog, I follow [...]

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Are Your Hearts Beating Faster? Group Writing Project Reminder

Just a quick reminder about the Confident Writing group writing project. Taking my inspiration from Valentine’s Day and the timeless theme of love… the challenge is to write about: My Love Affair With Writing And remember - you don’t need to be a ‘writer’ to join in. To take part all you need to do [...]

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2,614 Reasons To Take A Leap With Your Writing

Taking part in Brian Clark’s headline remix has been a writing challenge for me. I felt it most acutely when I took part in December, but this time round it was the same mixture of anticipation, challenge, desire and an element of fear - sure signs that I was stepping out of my comfort zone. [...]

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5 Ways To Write Through The Fog

Do you ever feel as though you’re writing through fog - that the mists have come down and you just can’t see where you’re going? I’m sure we’ve all felt like that sometimes, and this week’s podcast (3mins 54) looks at thing we can do what that happens - when the mist comes down and [...]

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7 Ways To Write With Numbered Lists

I’m guessing you’re familiar with the format of the numbered list. And I’m guessing you’re familiar with the reasons why they work: engaging attention, presenting ideas in bite-sized form, using the specificity of the number as a hook. But have you ever stopped to wonder how they help us write? Not everyone’s a fan of [...]

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