Surviving as a Writer #IWSG

“I am not what I think. I am thinking what I think.” Eric Butterworth I have been thinking (watch out for the flying sparks.) I am writing a book about gratitude journaling, because I profoundly believe that reminding ourselves what we have to be grateful for, on a daily basis, will attract more to be grateful for …

Writer’s Life: Doing Research in the 21st Century

Gratitude: The ten best Books, TED-talks and Apps I am doing research at the moment for my new book Thriving On Change with Gratitude and Generosity (new working title.) Research is a tedious process, but it has to be done, even if only to avoid saying the same thing in the same way for the …

Writer-Introvert Insecurity

It is estimated that the owners of the blog Wait but Why earn up to $30 000 per month on Patreon. This, I think, answers the question in my blog post Attending the Birth of a Book from last week, Can one make money from blogging? My next question is, How do the owners of Wait …

Christmas Lunch in the south of France

While snow has been falling for several months in certain parts of the northern hemisphere, here in the south of France we are still tenaciously hanging on to the last sunny days of autumn. We shall soon have to face the fact that although the sun still shines bravely and brightly every day, the ancient …

Author Antics

Newsflash: I am giving away a copy of my latest book, You ARE Good Enough, as a Christmas gift to all my blog-readers - see below I survived the book signing. As an author, it was one of the most uplifting experiences of my hitherto short career. I signed my book at the annual Ladies …