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  • A Simple Guide To Voice And Story

    Writer’s block? In a bit of a fug? Not sure if what you’re writing is true-to-you? That’s okay. I’ve crafted a handy guide to voice and story, just perfect for a writer…

  • Ask A Grown Blogger: Smaggle

    Ask A Grown Blogger has a special guest today! It’s Our Lady Of Smaggle, award-winning blogger Carly Jacobs. Carly lives quite near me and I sometimes see her going for walks…

  • Wednesday Writing Group…

    Hello! Let’s reconvene the Wednesday writing group (because I got so busy putting Inspiration Information For Bloggers up here for you guys that it slipped my mind!) What are you writing about this…

  • Ask A Grown Writer: Wendy Tuohy

    I met Wendy Tuohy through my job at Kidspot. She’s a ‘proper’ journalist who has adapted to the world of online writing with aplomb. Not only is she down-to-earth (you have…

  • Ask A Grown Writer: Michelle Crawford

    Michelle Crawford is one of my very favourite bloggers. Not only does she take gorgeous photographs, she writes beautifully on her blog Hugo & Elsa, so beautifully in fact that her…

  • Ask A Grown Writer: Kerri Sackville

    Kerri Sackville is a smart and funny lady. She’s a writer and broadcaster with a quick wit and a clever approach, blogging at Life & Other Crises. I’m a bit of a…

  • Ask A Grown Writer: Kerri Sackville

    Kerri Sackville is a smart and funny lady. She’s a writer and broadcaster with a quick wit and a clever approach, blogging at Life & Other Crises. I’m a bit of a…

  • Wednesday Writing Group

    Hi guys! I thought we could start a writing group together?! How great is that?! Once week I’ll add a ‘Wednesday Writing Group’ post and we can all pop by and…

  • Five Ways To Blog A Roadtrip (Or Daytrip!)

    If you are itching to get out on the open road, you may as well sneakily use it for some blogging fodder, right? Here’s five ways to theme that on-the-road post…

  • What’s the ideal blog post length?

    This is a question I get asked a lot, and to be honest I don’t think there is one ‘right’ answer, but I certainly have my own. Sort of. If I’m…

  • Ask A Grown Writer: Veggie Mama

    Stacey from Veggie Mama is the complete (yet humble) package. Not only is she super intelligent (in another life she taught journalism to university students), she’s super funny and a downright lovely…

  • Ask A Grown Writer: Rebel Without A Pause

      I’m so excited that we get to hear from one of my favourite funny ladies (and Kidspot compadre) Rebel Wylie! Rebel has a brand new blog here, but you can…

  • Ask A Grown Writer: Practising Simplicity

    image by Jodi Jodi of Practising Simplicity (formerly Che and Fidel) is a complete superstar to many mummas and creatives across the globe. Her 52 project encourages bloggers (and others) to…

  • Related: How To Write A Book

    Did you know my great-grandfather wrote over 50 books? It’s true. I often wondered why I love the process of writing books so much. Then I found out about my prolific…

  • Share Wisely! Notes On Oversharing…

      Oversharing is a term oft bandied about when we talk about blogging. Perhaps certain bloggers spring to mind (or a certain nasty anti-blogger website, even?!) when you hear that word?…

  • How To Write A Sustainable Blog

    Perhaps your blog is a few weeks or even a couple of years old? Perhaps you are thinking you are NEVER going to make it as a blogger, that you wish…

  • Ask A Grown Writer: Eden Riley

    I like to ask awesome people to teach us stuff about writing. Today I asked Eden! Here’s what she said… Edenland’s three top tips for writing online… 1. Push yourself out…