Mission statement and masks

This post I thought I would try something new (I know I say this often). I recently read an interesting piece by Kristen Kieffer about creating mission statements. This particular post came from an article in The Creative Penn which I also had a look at, and where I was impressed by the latter part…… Continue reading Mission statement and masks

Missed Opportunities or not?

Hard work is consuming all my energy. Fun seems to be stolen moments these days. There are so many different things to think about that at times I find myself double guessing every decision I make on this trip down writing career lane. It’s not the writing itself that concerns me but rather the constant…… Continue reading Missed Opportunities or not?

Finding the right voice

Don’t be frightened by the length this post.  I am enclosing an extract from my book.  I am so excited to hear what you have to say. By now you would be aware I read random articles and then blog. I don’t have a pattern because I like the challenge of new things. This post…… Continue reading Finding the right voice

Paying it forward is not always easy

Do you ever get fixated on something? For me there are two things, butterflies and the whole idea of paying it forward. These two items are a song in my head, a tune that haunts me, delights me and often astounds me. The music can also disappoint the hell out of me but then that’s…… Continue reading Paying it forward is not always easy

Giving up is not an option

 It’s been a busy two weeks.  Started a new job, commenced some volunteer work with adult migrants, am half-way to losing my voice and as much as I like Sydney I am missing my family. I read this great post by Meg Dowel in A Writer’s Path about why we often given up on our…… Continue reading Giving up is not an option

FOMO: Justified or not, that is the question

If you have read my title you are either wondering what the heck I am on about, or you actually know what the word means. I fall into the first category. My introduction to this word occurred when the question When is FOMO justified was posed in an article I was reading.  It got my…… Continue reading FOMO: Justified or not, that is the question