In many ways, writing is a lone pursuit, and as such, you have to remain inspired, remain motivated and put pen to paper for all the right reasons.
Writing because you feel you have to is a must and scribing sentences should be for you first and foremost, before anyone else.
Some may disagree, but whether you’re looking to write advertising content, novels, poems, motivational speeches, jokes or film scripts, you should read or listen to Charles Bukowski’s ‘so, you want to be a writer?’ first. Continue reading →
Personally, I’ve never been for formal New Year’s Resolutions; I’ve never stuck to them for long.
Instead, when a New Year dawns, I like to make a slightly new tweak to my mindset and motivations, meaning that if I decide to change a thing or two, I do it naturally, moderately or gradually. Continue reading →
If you’re an ideas person, running out of them can seem disastrous. A creative block is a pain in the proverbial backside, it can almost feel mentally crippling. But there are ways to overcome a creative block.
Whether you enjoy scribbling down thoughts on the back of a notepad, you’re a toilet word search kind of person, you’re an aspiring novelist, a budding poet, a journalist, a publisher or a digital content writer, in some way shape or form, words will be important to you.
So, if you’re reading this and you write in any capacity, these five quotes will (with any hope) offer you the inspiration you need to put the proverbial pen to paper…
But, while digital publishing is a sign of progress, and in some ways evolution, we should never discount the joy of getting lost in a physical book. Nor should we overlook the role of the marketing paper or the print publication. And, tangible books aren’t dead like some people will have you believe. And, if vinyl is making a mainstream comeback, surely that’s a sign that physical publishing has its place in the future too? Continue reading →