Dialect Writing Challenge – The Black Country.

I tried to challenge myself to write using the Black Country dialect. Not everyone's cup of tea, but it's where I call home. Now, I am born and raised in the Black Country, however, not all of us have all of the 'quirks' when it comes to spaking *ahem* speaking. Actually, we're all a tiny …

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Motivation: not just for writers

  Now, I'm not naive enough to think that this blog will suit absolutely everybody, and this may all seem obvious to people who already know how to stay motivated. I will say though, that the steps I give to you today might be useful to you personally, or your friend, or even just part …

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Personality Type Quizzes – are they useful?

    So, I've taken a personality test online before but out of curiosity I retook it recently to see if the results were the same. They were. The reason for this came from looking at career advice and recruitment tips, recruiters promoting these tests - What? Yes, I have noticed a bit of a trend in …

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Recharging as a writer – Hello August!

  August is always a busy time for me, it's when the pace picks up at work (even though it's our quiet period?), the weather's a bit nicer, people are making plans, holidays are booked and it's mine and my father's birthday month. So, my apologies for neglecting the site. Oh, I forgot - There's a bank …

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