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Power, possibility & purpose: what I’ve been writing elsewhere

Writing for other blogs can be scary to begin with but fun once you get into your stride. I write at a number of other sites and enjoy the creative stretch and challenge of adapting my material to the purpose and format of each blog - without losing my own voice. Here’s a selection of [...]

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Make an impact with your writing in 2008

Our words make a difference. Whether you call yourself a writer or ‘just’ someone who happens to write, our words - our e-mails, letters, reports, essays, blog posts, newsletters, articles - they make a difference. And the great thing is that we get to choose what kind of difference we’re going to make… Continue reading

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5 ways to gift wrap your words

I wanted to record something with a festive twist this week, so today’s podcast looks at 5 ways to gift wrap your words. Now I wouldn’t normally encourage you to think about adding unnecessary extras to your writing, but if we think of our words as something of value, something that we want to pass [...]

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What I learned from the language of football

I thought this month’s writing challenge “what I learned from the world of sports” was going to leave me stumped.  I do not take, nor have I ever taken, an active role in the world of sports.  PE, sports days, compulsory games at school were all of a form of torture to me, a world [...]

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How curiosity fuels my writing

Curiosity fuels my writing.  Curiosity about new ideas, new ways of thinking, new things to learn.  Curiosity about people and what makes them tick.  Curiosity about places and the people who live in them.  Curiosity about ways that we can bridge the gaps between us through language, words, an open enquiring mind, and the possibilities [...]

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