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#Writers – when the day job takes over….
This week has been a blur of activity leaving very little time to access the internet, or be around on social media. To give you an idea of what I’ve been up to, my week went like this: last Saturday, drive 220 miles in horsebox to stay at Somerford Park Premier League show (Cheshire, UK) […]
5 things a busy writer can’t do without
I’m guest posting on Jane Ayres blog, THE BEAUTIFUL ROOM, rating the 5 things I can’t do without to enable me to keep writing around my hectic day job. Check it out at: http://janeayres.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/deborah-jay-guest-post-what-are-5.html
Goal setting for writers
I’ve noticed another skill that can be transferred from my ‘day job’ to writing: that of Goal setting. In my profession, training competition horses and riders, goal setting is hugely important, both to provide incentive and to benchmark success. As writers, we can do the same and reap the same benefits. Goal setting gives you purpose […]