• Telling Your Story

    The Art of Journaling

    This time last year I was on an adventure of a lifetime, the first one that I had taken on my own and it was a given that I take a notebook to write about my experience. My plan was to walk for fifty days to celebrate fifty years of life, then put the experience into a book when I returned. Exactly one year today, I set off on a pilgrim walk across Spain on the Camino de Santiago carrying an eight-kilogram pack. I planned to walk around 20 kilometres per day until I reached Santiago, which was 800 kilometres away. I had big plans to write voraciously about my…

  • Telling Your Story,  Work in progress

    Your Book, Your Options

    Your Book, Your Options My last blog talked about why you might write a book. Now that you’d decided that you will write one, how do you start? When you walk in to a book store or the library, you’ll see thousands of books. It’s really important to have some idea of what you think your finished book might look like. Will it be a big glossy coffee-table book or a simple little poetry collection? Don’t forget that you also have the option of creating an ebook, which is much less expensive than a printed book in terms of production. You also need to consider what genre your book will…