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Welcome to my blog for readers, writers and creative entrepreneurs (CEs)

  • MONDAYS: Monday Motivator and theme for the week. You are invited to map your creative intentions in our Facebook group and join us for Creative Flow Practice.
  • TUESDAYS: I report on my create dates, another powerful flow practice.
  • WEDNESDAYS: A summary of what’s happening at ALLi, the Alliance of Independent Authors and round-up from my self-publishing blog.
  • THURSDAYS: News about my podcasts and other broadcasts.
  • FRIDAYS are for fiction.
  • SATURDAYS: A look back at the week’s creative accomplishments. Share yours here.
  • SUNDAYS are for poetry.

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This week’s highlights: Adam Croft, Boni-Wagner Stafford and I discuss book branding; Howard Lovy interviews inspirational indie author Carmen Klassen on her series of books about women and how they cope with crisis and change and, as ever, Dan Holloway has all the latest self-publishing news from the Alliance of Independent Authors blog roundup 2019 Week 34.

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Create Date: Writing Retreat in Wexford, Ireland

Once a year I take myself off for a writing retreat in Ireland, always a highlight for me. It’s bliss to be able to focus on my own work for a few days and to return to the peace and quiet and stunning beauty of Wexford, where I grew up, where my Irish trilogy is set.

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Tomorrow (Monday) at 7pm London time, I’ll be giving an introduction to the Self-Publishing Poetry Podcast, its presenters and objectives. And hearing some great poetry from some indie poets.

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How was your creative week? (You can share your accomplishments, setbacks and side-tours with us in our Facebook group here. Then come back on Monday to set intentions for Week 33). The theme of my creative week was Fostering Creative Flow and below are my creative accomplishments for this week 32, Q3, 2019, under the three hats of maker, manager and marketer.

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