Category Archives for Writing Your Book

Peel your eyes

Horrible expression, isn't it, keep your eyes peeled.Like they're grapes.Ewwww.I apologise for the tangent before we've even got started, but I wanted you to keep an eye out for something.A phenomenon

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Never has pain felt so exquisite

​I reached up to the bar, lifted my feet up and off, lowered myself to the ground– and did my little happy Snoopy dance.128 days ago, I got off a trapeze with no idea as to when I'd be able to get

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Daffodils aren’t supposed to be anxious

​​​"I'm worried about the daffodils!" I blurted.Joe stared at me. "Um. What?""The daffodils!" I wailed.Anxiety is a funny thing. It manifests in bizarre ways. Like a couple of years ago, when I

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Choking the onions

​​The onions are choking.They've been choking for 3 weeks now and all I've done is feel guilty as I walk past.Until yesterday morning."I'll just weed the first row," I said to myself. "It'll only

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a look of horror

The 67,000 mile-an-hour Book

​Don't have time to write a book? Read on...​We're hurtling around the sun at 67,000 miles per hour. And the Earth is spinning at around 1,000 miles per hour. (Sometimes I spin around my office at

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Beaker is in da houzzzzzzzzzz

Beaker is in da houuuuuuuzzzzzzIt's happened.He's cracked.Well, actually, I cracked after being badgered for more than a week.Joe has almost totally morphed into Beaker from the Muppets with the addition

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Small boy with ice cream all over his face

How Gluttony Could Derail Your Book

Image credit: Ross Sokolovski​Watch the video here: Listen to the podcast here:Gluttonous writing makes miserable reading...It was a little like something from a horror movie: in the silence among

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How to Write About Yourself (Without Sounding Like a Canoe)

"Aargh! I hate writing my about page!" Yep, we all do, toots. We all find it tough. How do you strike that careful balance between "hilarious, kind, and helpful" and "obnoxious douchecanoe"?

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15 Reasons to Write a Book

Listen to the podcast here:Watch the video here: Make 2020 the year you write your book…Ever thought about writing a book but never quite got started? You’re not alone.Here are 15 reasons

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Atomic Habits: My Book of the Year in 2019

Want to know how I've gone from a chaotic cranefly who couldn't get out of bed to a 6 am person who writes every day and sometimes eats like a healthy adult?It was a book what did it.Yep: I'm about to

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