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Should I self-publish my book?

  • 10th June 2018

David Lynch "I believe in creative control. No matter what anyone makes, they should have control over it.” You’ve got an idea and decided to write a book. Step one on the literary journey is complete but there’s a whole…

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In Search Of Sisu - Kickstarter

Top 10 Kickstarter Tips

  • 10th June 2018

Aristotle "There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing."  I am by no means an expert on this. I have run a successful campaign for one book but did try and learn quite…

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In Search Of Sisu - Kickstarter

In Search of Sisu Kickstarter Success!

  • 10th June 2018

Abraham Lincoln “You can please some of the people some of the time, all of the people some of the time, some of the people all of the time, but you can never please all of the people all of…

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Bikes And Books

Bikes and Books

  • 9th June 2018

Arthur Conan Doyle “When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the…

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In Search Of Sisu - Editing

How to edit a book

  • 5th June 2018

Tiffany Madison “While writing is like a joyful release, editing is a prison where the bars are my former intentions and the abusive warden my own neuroticism.” Click File, click Print and…wait. You can hear the printer groan in disgust as…

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Sisu

What is Sisu?

  • 2nd June 2018

Emelia Lahti "You don’t see a silver lining but you jump into the storm anyway.” What happens when we reach our limit? What happens when we encounter adversity? What happens when we want to give up? Sisu is one of…

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Montblanc

Spirit of Exploration

  • 29th May 2018

"The star of Montblanc represents values that have true relevance in a world of change: timelessness, tradition and durability." I'm so proud to be working with Montblanc for the launch of their 1858 watch collection this summer. This range includes…

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How to write your first book

  • 23rd May 2018

Steve Jobs “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.” I will caveat this by saying everyone has their own approach to putting…

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