Confidence Themes

Simplicity is the Theme for December

1 December, 2008 Posted by Joanna As Confidence Themes (24) Comment

The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words. (George Eliot)
If you’ve been following Confident Writing for any time now you’ll probably have realised that I’m a fan of simple writing styles.
Simplicity doesn’t just make for the finest of language but helps you to capture big ideas, express powerful emotions, and get clear [...]

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5 Thought Provoking Posts on Responsibility

12 November, 2008 Posted by Joanna As Confidence Themes (7) Comment

I tried an experiment last month: I jotted down 50 ideas (with post headlines) for you to take away, borrow, and make your own.
There were 5 responses to the invitation.  Well one wasn’t strictly speaking in response, but so closely tied in to the theme that I’m going to include it anyway.  It’s not a [...]

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Introducing the Theme for November: Experimenting

3 November, 2008 Posted by Joanna As Confidence Themes (25) Comment

I’m really looking forward to this month’s theme at Confident Writing: experimenting.
What happens when we experiment with our writing.  The freedom to experiment.  Playing, learning and creating something new.  Trying out different styles, formats and writing voices.  Jumping in and exploring a new medium, new way of working, or a new approach to our writing.
As [...]

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What Would You Have Said?

16 October, 2008 Posted by Joanna As Confidence Themes (25) Comment

Responsibility is a challenging theme right enough.
I’d like to share a quote and a question that Wendi Kelly from Life’s Little Inspirations put to me a week or so ago.  I think it fits well with the theme of responsibility - and some of the conversations that follow on from Blog Action Day.
Here’s the quote:

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Giving 50 Ideas Away: An Invitation To Join The Conversation

13 October, 2008 Posted by Joanna As Confidence Themes (21) Comment

The writing with responsibility theme is generating lots of great ideas and conversation - more than I’m going to be able to write about in the time left till the end of the month.
Rick Mahn prompted me to try an experiment with some of the ideas that have been coming up: pass them back over [...]

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