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How Twitter Can Help You to Write with Confidence

How Twitter Can Help You to Write with Confidence

Twitter still strikes me as an audacious, outrageous experiment. Thousands of people talking to each other in short bursts of 140 characters.  Ordinary everyday conversations about food or the weather posted on a public timeline, there for all to read.  A service that many of us come to rely on for news, links, ideas, companionship, [...]

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An Audacious New Look at Confident Writing: Come and See!

I decided in December that it was time for a new look at Confident Writing.  I kept on falling over smart, clean, crisp blogs with beautiful typography and recognising the inner voice that was whispering ‘you know you’re going to have to try out Thesis…’ (Thesis is a new-ish WordPress theme by Chris Pearson.  It [...]

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Fear, Courage and Superheroes: 5 Posts on Writing and Audacity

Fear, Courage and Superheroes: 5 Posts on Writing and Audacity

One of the things I enjoy doing when I’m writing to a monthly theme (this month, audacity) is watch out for posts that capture or reflect it.  Here are 5 that I’ve enjoyed reading this month. Cultivating a Writing Habit Chris Continue reading

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Posting Schedule at Confident Writing

Some of you might have noticed that I’m posting a little bit less frequently.  I’m trying to move to a 3 day a week pattern, posting on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. One of the main benefits is that it gives people more time to read and comment without something else popping up and getting in [...]

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Learning From the Language of Obama’s Inaugural Address

Learning From the Language of Obama’s Inaugural Address

Along with millions of others, all around the world, I was watching and listening to the inauguration of Barack Obama on Tuesday. The coverage has continued apace since then of course, including analysis of the language of the inaugural… Continue reading

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