Tall Tales

Sporting an unusual headdress in the line of duty

  Every time I look at this photo. I can’t help laughing. I was interviewing a Scottish basketball player about his rise to fame. Throughout the whole interview he was constantly practising – always aware of what he was doing even when he wasn’t looking. When the photographer started taking shots, he couldn’t resist balancing the ball on my head. Of course that shot was the one that made it to print. Of all the days to wear flat shoes, this definitely wasn’t one of them!

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. […]