Six years a writer, lessons from a persistent journeyman blogger It’s that time of the year WordPress sends a reminder of my continued persistence to keep writing a blog. Six years… Six years of various ups and downs crises of faith, to losing drive to write, yet through it all, I’m still standing strong with … Continue reading Six years a writer, lessons from a persistent journeyman blogger
Building habits to last: the path to success Habits - it's something that dominates self-improvement thinking. The internet is full of research and opinion on building habits. The fascination ultimately comes down to the fact that it can be the difference between success and failure (or if you want to get dramatic - life and … Continue reading Building habits to last: the path to success
Hi all, I have recently taken the time to update and add my 'Where to Start' page to the sites menu. This is a place for new and established readers alike to have a look at some of my favourite posts since I started the site in February 2014. I have broke these down into … Continue reading The Manifesto of Perfection – Where to Start?
Hello good reader. As writers we are eager to get people to see our work - in the world of blogging and the Internet there is so much content out there that it is difficult to be seen. In many situations we may get frustrated and quit because we are not getting that instant validation … Continue reading Blogging Etiquette: How do you ask someone to view your blog?
6am, the alarm on my phone plays its upbeat jingle, it's called Over the Horizon yet I don't feel like that. Motivation to pull myself out of bed will do for the moment. Work has become very beaurcratic and process based recently. Not surprisingly the desire to jump out of bed and go has been … Continue reading How am I going to make someone’s life better today?
I thought I would take 5 to reflect on the process of blog writing. Since I have started in the WordPress community, I have seen a number of blogs that begun come and go. And to be honest I don't always know why they stopped - because some were seriously good! Maybe they didn't enjoy … Continue reading Don’t quit (blogger edition)
Yeah you heard it. I came out of the closet.... No let me rephrase that as I don't want you thinking I came out as a homosexual and now live in a civil partnership with a man called Nigel. I showed someone my writing. Obviously not you, in Internet land, but someone in my actual real … Continue reading I came out of the closet
Its the middle of January and by this point many of us have either progressed or given up on New Year's Resolutions. But I have noticed a trend where people dismiss this idea - it could be because they see it as lame, cliché, they know they won't stick with or are saying "Well you should … Continue reading Never dismiss the power of a New Year’s Resolution
I kind of picked up on the WordPress Zero to Hero challenge a bit too late. It gave some 30 day steps and I thought it would be a good idea to help shape my blog. Of course I fucked things up completely by day two, which was to tell the reader what your blog … Continue reading About the Manifesto of Perfection