Hello Amy, Thank you so much for agreeing to be a part of The Writing Desk Blog. Now, imagine I’m about to introduce you to an auditorium, filled with the smiling faces of folks fuelled by caffeine and an eagerness to learn. What would I say? “Hello everyone, I’d like to introduce… Amy Boylan –… [Read More]
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The piece of advice that really changed me as a writer? Learn
grammar. You have to learn and understand the rules before you can break them. More words of wisdom from Anna Gunning, here…
“The best writing just flows naturally once the ideas have had a chance to ferment for a bit in your subconscious. It’s not always possible to write that way, especially when you write for a living, but I think that’s where the best writing comes from.” Meet Megan, here…
Christine Armstrong, author of The Mother of All Jobs: How to have children and a career and stay sane(ish). Speaker on diversity at work.
“The mundaneness and busyness of life gets in everyone’s way but consistently sitting down to put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard) will not only help you discover the right words, it’s an opportunity to get the wrong ones out too so you know what you don’t want to write or sound like and can go from there and edit your work.” Meet Chloe Hall, winner of The Guardian Start Up of the Year 2014 and the woman behind Instagram’s @chloeeandthezoo