You know that you should start a blog, but you’ve no idea what to write about. Have a quick read and work out how to find a niche … More What’s your niche? Working out what to blog about
Now that we’ve made it through yet another pandemic-filled year, it’s time for a final reflection. Did I meet my goals this year? And what am I aiming for this year? Are there any lessons that I’ve picked up along the way? … More Success & Failure | Did I meet my 2021 goals?
It is so easy – too easy – with the busyness of the working world winding by, to forget to make meaningful contributions to what you enjoy.
To tackle this, I’ve come up with a few rules and routines to make any habit achievable, even in a profession as busy and full-on as teaching. … More How I make time for writing as a teacher
[4-minute read] “Ever since I revived Hardly Hamilton all the way back in May 2020, things have changed. Here’s how I produce content and why I plan ahead (and why you should do too).” … More Creating content: why I plan ahead
[5-minute read] “Here’s my take on how I scored two freelancing jobs, with tips that will hopefully make your life easier.” … More How to make it as a freelance writer
[3-minute read] Mitch Johnson’s stage presence is undeniable. His command of crowds is aided, no doubt, by his size. I have no exact figures, but I’d be shocked if he was anywhere close to being under 6’6. ‘Mitch Johnson’ is a strong combination of names, too. The syllables are punchy and emphatic. He could make a career as a bodyguard, for sure, based on a name like that alone. … More Cheltenham Literature Festival 2018 | Mitch Johnson’s Sweatshops & Footballs
[3-minute read] I watched Kieran Larwood, children’s author, talk books for an hour. Turns out, he’s as good a speaker as he is a writer. … More Cheltenham Literature Festival 2018 | Kieran Larwood’s Freaks and Peculiars