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How You Can Support Independent Sellers This Christmas

Over the last few years, there has been a movement in retail trends imploring consumers to have an #IndieChristmas - buying Christmas presents from places other than big business and to prioritise independent sellers. For many of us, the go-to place is Amazon. I'm not going to call for you to boycott them for any… Continue reading How You Can Support Independent Sellers This Christmas

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Useful Sites For Writers: Coffitivity for Combatting Procrastination

Distraction, distraction, distraction. Whether writing a novel, working on a piece for a client or simply trying to let the creative juices flowing, working from home is not that easy. Not everybody can do it. You have to be tough on yourself and make yourself work. Combatting procrastination is a daily struggle. Even the most… Continue reading Useful Sites For Writers: Coffitivity for Combatting Procrastination

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Don’t Be A Work From Home Hermit, Check Out a Jelly!

If you've worked from home for any length of time, you probably learnt very quickly that it's a bit of a lonely existence. You will spend most of your time alone. You won't have colleagues to chat to and you have no water cooler over which to gossip, proverbial or otherwise. This is one of… Continue reading Don’t Be A Work From Home Hermit, Check Out a Jelly!

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Images and Copyright – Do I “Public Domain”?

Addendum: Amended to include sources┬ácourtesy of Daily Post How do you get people to come to your blog without promising free cake and then disappointing them a la Portal? You need a good headline for starters or people are not going to be enticed to read it. Most amusingly, that particular post proved my point… Continue reading Images and Copyright – Do I “Public Domain”?

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British vs American Terms Ready Reckoner

Some of the complaints I've heard around the internet about Fifty Shades of Grey aside from its juvenile writing style, poor word use and repetition of phrases is how un-American it feels. This is a complaint made by American readers in that they are finding it difficult to believe that this is set in their… Continue reading British vs American Terms Ready Reckoner