Do Our Words Bleed?

For such a long time I’ve talked about authenticity. Now the word is becoming more and more like jargon. And every time I hear it, or discuss it on Twitter with others, I’m feeling an accusing finger pointing my way. That nagging sense many don’t...

When A Great Blog Title Is Pointless

I’ve been blogging for a long time. And in recent years, as I’ve become more professional in my approach, I’ve learned important principles which can helping grow a blog, from some wise, experienced and successful writers. Some of the key principles they...

How Love Of Money Destroys Creativity

I don’t know about you, but I’ve lost count of the number of websites, blog posts, tweets and links which talk about how someone grew their following to an enormous size very quickly. Websites which show you how to ‘guarantee’ you’ll be a success, to...

Why I’ll Never Blog Out Of Duty

Last year I took three months off from public blogging. Back then, my attitude, my motivation, my focus was all way off. Ambition was consuming me, an obsession with stats and success. Today I’m considering taking another break from public blogging. But this time, my...