My path to writing textbooks and resources really began with a revision website years ago, so I would strongly recommend sharing resources online in some form to get your name known/ prove your value, if you want to build a career in textbook writing. These days, a lot of people start with a solid Twitter… More So, you want to write textbooks or resources?
OK, I’ve titled this post organiser tips, but really I’m just showing you my favourite ever bit of stationery/planning tool: my gorgeous personalised planner from Cordwain Higgler. This was a birthday present and I’ve had it for almost six years now and it’s showing no signs of wear, although it’s popped into my bag on practically… More Stationery Addict: Organiser Tips
Writing is fraught with danger, mostly related to myth and ritual. Obviously, as a writer I love myth and mythmaking – the lure of the woods, the charm of the chosen one – but that’s not the kind of myth I mean. In this case, I mean the dangerous myths about writing itself: I can… More Writing and Ritual: beware of mythologising
1 Forest App This really does come first. I’ve used a timer for motivation in all kinds of work for years, and it helps So Much. When I’m struggling to focus (i.e. cataloguing socks is suddenly looking ridiculously tempting), just setting a simple kitchen timer for 15 minutes, putting the phone away, turning wifi off and doing… More My Top Five Must-Haves for Writing