Big picture meets the nitty-gritty: the struggle of writing a TEDx talk

Reblogged from my personal blog kenthinksaloud.  It sounded like such a good idea at the time. Yeah of course I’d love give a talk at TEDx Whitehaven! And I did want to – I do want to. But, that old, old problem which faces most writers has arisen as I’ve struggled to write my talk for the last… Read More Big picture meets the nitty-gritty: the struggle of writing a TEDx talk

First World Writer Problems 1: Don’t want to start, don’t want to finish

I’m just nearing the end of writing an article about a superb new British movie which tackles islamophobia. The film is called Freesia (you can watch the trailer here if you’re interested) and I’ve been privileged to see the whole thing. Despite the understated, non-melodramatic and sensitive handling from the director, Conor Ibrahiem, the film… Read More First World Writer Problems 1: Don’t want to start, don’t want to finish

Recommended Resources: J School and Escape the Content Mills

If you look at the sidebars to the right of this post you’ll see two links to writing courses. I don’t usually put links like this on my site but I will make an exception here because I’ve personally benefited from the excellent tuition offered by Carol Tice and Linda Formichelli for years. Their reputation… Read More Recommended Resources: J School and Escape the Content Mills