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10 ways to make your readers feel at home

I don’t know if you ever get a sense of recognition when you’re reading, a sense of familiarity maybe, or a feeling of being at home?  I know I do.  It’s a mixture of feeling comfortable and relaxed in the ‘space’ that they’ve created for me, and the sense that… Continue reading

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The power of blogs to tell our stories

How would you describe ‘blogging’ to someone who didn’t know anything about it?  Liz Strauss has set a challenge to come up with metaphors for blogs and blogging that will help communicate what it’s all about.  I’m a big fan of metaphors so I’m looking forward to… Continue reading

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Exploring new words

What do you do when you come across a new word?  Looking up new and unfamiliar words is a great habit to get into.  That includes checking the spelling or meaning of words you don’t normally use and are less than totally comfortable with, and exploring a word that you’ve never encountered before. I bumped [...]

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Coaching tips for confident blog writing

Coaching, writes Joseph O’Connor, is about change and about making changes.  It engages the imagination and at the same time is immensely practical.  It deals with goals and achievements.  It links the world of dreaming with the world of reality.  A coach, he suggests “is a magician… Continue reading

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Got a question about writing?

Have you got a question about writing?  Something that’s getting in the way of you writing with confidence? Just e-mail your question to me at joanna@confidentwriting.com and I’ll get back to you with tips, suggestions or pointers.  The most valuable tips and learning points will also appear… Continue reading

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