I feel grateful that I have been granted nine years of good health and productivity since my original diagnosis, but now I am face-to-face with dying. I cannot pretend I am without fear. But my predominant feeling is one of gratitude. Over the last few days (since my terminal diagnosis) I have been able to […]
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F-R-E-E-Writing rights. At a daily level, it improves your psychic state, elevates your mood, makes you feel centred, sets you up for your day. We almost always feels better after a F-R-E-E-Writing session than before. F-R-E-E-Writing uncovers. Because we write as fast as possible, thoughts and emotions are allowed to rise without the internal censor […]
We all have attitudes, beliefs, concepts, denials, expectations and fears about life – the Go Creative! series calls these our ABCDEFs. “The range of what we think and do is limited by what we fail to notice,” says the late, brilliant, creative, eccentric British psychiatrist, R.D. Laing. “And because we fail to notice that we […]
“People working in the arts engage in street combat with The Fraud Police on a daily basis… “When you’re an artist, nobody ever tells you or hits you with the magic wand of legitimacy. You have to hit your own head with your own handmade wand. “And you feel stupid doing it. “There’s no ‘correct […]
Great day today with The Boxers — as the seven of us who have got together on the Women Writing Women novel box-set have taken to calling ourselves. And with other friends from the Alliance of Independent Authors. Jessica Bell is in London for a few weeks and Carol Cooper hosted a lunch so we could get together with her […]
On April 1st this year, I’ll be celebrating my birthday with a gathering of the Irish community at the London Irish Centre to celebrate the 150 birth anniversary of WB Yeats. (Follow the news on Twitter: #yeats2015) The event, which is being supported by The Irish Department of Diaspora Affairs and the London Irish Centre, will focus on the question […]
The Go Creative! interview will be broadcast live on Google+ Date: 10th February 2015 Time: Event starts at 7pm GMT / 2pm EST / 11am PST * Why do you create? For love? For money? or both? * Striking the right balance between creative inspiration and professional/commercial ambition * The surprisingly creative potential of business models […]
How To Clear worries and anxieties with F-R-E-E-Writing.
What does it mean to be Irish, in these (we hope!) post-nationalist days. And especially if you don’t actually live in Ireland.