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The Motivation Hoax by James Adonis

James Adonis: The Motivation Hoax – Book Review

James Adonis, The Motivation Hoax James Adonis, The Motivation Hoax – A smart person’s guide to inspirational nonsense, Schwartz Publishing, Carlton, 2018. Inspirational nonsense! Yep, that pretty much sums it up for me. Instagram and Facebook and to a lesser extent Linked In are full with mindless truisms masquerading as inspiration from some enlighted hero […]

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Write Better Right Now by Mary Kate Mackey

Write Better Right Now – Book Review

Write Better Right Now – Book Review Write better? We could all use a little help here and this book might be just what you need. (Here is another book in our series: Best Books for Writers and Authors.) Some books you read are like a raging bushfire. They start small, quickly get of control […]

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Meredith Maran - Why We Write

Why We Write: Book Review

Editor Meredith Maran has compiled a peek behind the curtain of some of the world’s best writers in her book, Why We Write. She secured 20 acclaimed authors to share their thoughts on how and why they do what they do. Each of the authors has written a short chapter talking about their careers coupled […]

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How to Write Short - Roy Peter Clark

Roy Peter Clark: How to Write Short

Review of Roy Peter Clark: How to Write Short – Word Craft for Fast Times In a classic Simpson’s episode (aren’t they all classics…) dutiful wife Marge is cooking Homer microwave meatloaf. The usually impatient husband is beside himself waiting… Homer: Is it done yet? Is it done yet? Marge: Your meatloaf will be ready […]

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Beth Buelow - The Introvert Entrepreneur book

Introvert Entrepreneur Book Review

The Introvert Entrepreneur by Beth Buelow Amplify your strengths and create success on your own terms in ten steps As an introvert I was naturally curious about this book, The Introvert Entrereneur by Beth Buelow. In particular, the sub-title ‘amplify your strengths’ caught my eye. I’m big on working with your strengths profile. And, the […]

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