Dog Takes Flight

Spotted this in the Falkirk Herald the other week and admit I had a bit of a giggle. The image of wee Hamish taking flight is funny. Not so good was his run in with the whirligig, but perhaps it saved him from a worse fate – taking off into the ether never to be seen again. I love dogs and hope Hamish has made a full recovery. Next time a big storm blows through town though, his owners should nip out the back with him just to be sure. :0)

Stop Procrastinating & Start Writing

If you’ve been given the job of updating the company blog or newsletter even just knowing where to start can feel intimidating. We are all experts at putting things off. When a task looms large in our heads, it can sometimes feel easier to just ignore it and do something easier instead. All writers procrastinate. […]

How to Write Headlines

A quick heads up on why the words at the top matter. Headline writing is a true art form. Armed with just a few well chosen words you can convey a great deal within a matter of seconds. It’s no surprise then that with so much riding on headlines a lot of thought goes into their […]

My Top Writing Hates

Writing for a living can be very rewarding. Every day you create something new; bringing new ideas to life. But EVERYONE has little bugbears about their profession and writing is no exception. Now it goes without saying that I love what I do… but every so often I feel the need to count to ten. […]