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Hitting The Road – The Climb #82

Thursday 13th April 2017 This is the first time I’ve attempted to write The Climb whilst away from home and it’s proved a good test for when I go to the US.  And by a good test I mean it’s proved bloody difficult. I realise the only software I have wth any form of wordcount [...]

2017-04-14T08:31:20+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Events, Publishing, The Climb, Travel, Writing|0 Comments

The Financial Reality Of Being A Writer – The Climb #80

Tuesday 11th April 2017 One of the big life aims of most writers is to one day earn enough from your writing that you could do it full-time.  For most writers it’s the impossible dream.  Even if you are able to get a book deal that pays you an advance, to earn one that actually [...]

2017-04-12T09:17:57+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Marketing, Productivity, Publishing, The Climb, Writing|0 Comments

I’ve Already Won – The Climb #79

Monday 10th April 2017 Today I learnt that I’ve already won. Now let me start by saying that we need to be clear about the definition of winning.  For you, that might be interpreted as writing a bestseller or an award-winning book, but for me it’s subtly different.  Winning is about ensuring that I’ve done [...]

2017-04-11T09:41:17+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Process, Productivity, Publishing, The Climb, Writing|0 Comments

The Path Of Least Resistance – The Climb #75

Thursday 6th April 2017 The day job has been a bit annoying today.  Every so often they do something that really stresses me out.  Part of the problem is that their HR is pretty poor and the way they handle things is terrible. I’m trying to be a good employee whilst also going full-in on [...]

2017-04-07T10:52:24+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Climb The Sky, Marketing, Process, Publishing, The Climb, Writing|0 Comments

I’m Going To Upset A Few People – The Climb #74

Wednesday 5th April 2017 I usually stay away from debate on the internet.  It’s not that I don’t care about certain causes, but I figure I have only a certain amount of mental energy and I need most of that to work on my own projects.  I figure it’s also better for my sanity. But [...]

2017-04-06T11:04:26+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Publishing, Swordfighting, The Climb, Writing|0 Comments

Something Has To Give – The Climb #73

Tuesday 4th April 2017 I came  to a realisation today that something is going to have to give in the near future. My original plan was that when the editorial comments came back I would take a couple of weeks off the day job and get them complete.  After my challenging 2016, I want to [...]

2017-04-05T10:05:48+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Process, Publishing, The Climb, Writing|0 Comments

The Calm Before The Storm – The Climb #72

Monday 3rd April 2017 Today was one of those days where it felt like it was going to be a quiet day and then in the last couple of hours a few major things happened.  So you get a bumper edition today (and that’s with a few things being pushed to tomorrow) Those who’ve been following [...]

2017-04-04T13:14:48+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Publishing, Swordfighting, The Climb, Weather, Writing|0 Comments

Progress Over Perfection – The Climb #65

Monday 27th March 2017 I had a very strange drive home tonight.  I’d taken the video camera with me to training to get some footage of me fighting.  My gorilla pod turned up today and I put the video camera on the end. But I’m very self-conscious about filming in public and on the drive [...]

The Self-Doubt Of A Writer On The Verge – The Climb #62

Friday 24th March 2017 Today was a day of doubt and a lesson in patience. The day job was a bit busy today.  I seem to have run out of youtube videos from the people I follow, and so the day seemed to drag.  I then had to go grocery shopping, cook dinner and get [...]