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Learning to Like Facebook

I’ve never been a fan of Facebook.  Twitter has always been my social media drug of choice. I have however tried to persist with it and have learned more about how it works (and doesn’t work) in recent months by setting up and running a Facebook page for those interested in writing (more on the [...]

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The Speed of Connections

Waiting for post-move broadband to arrive like a digital saviour, I have been reflecting on the speed of connections. With a sloooow connection I miss the speed of online connections: the chance to talk, chat, converse, discover, the easy ways to read and browse, to tweet and blog and tumble, to type, fast, in rapid-fire [...]

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Introducing ‘Write For Our Lives’

One of the things I did during my blogging break was read through my archives, not just here but at other places too like my old coaching site, and Joyful Jubilant Learning, plus a site I’d created on journaling and another on poetry (yes, and a few more, I told you, I’m a blog litter [...]

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A Simple Way to Cut Distractions

Some bits of writing need a clutter free environment. No tweets, no pings, no open tabs. Here’s a simple, effective and free way to create that environment on your machine. It’s called Dark Room. Basically it creates a full screen that you just type into.  It covers up all other distractions and lets you work [...]

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Lightness and Colour: Jan Scott Nelson

This is a very quick post - and perhaps also an occasional feature, highlighting some blogs that might be new to you. I just wanted to point you to the blog of Jan Scott Nelson: creating space for women. She shares ideas and thoughts there about writing, creativity and becoming more like ourselves (including learning [...]

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