Book Trend: Women Self-Publishing Stories of Abusive Childhoods.

I get a lot of emails from various writers and publishers asking me to talk about their book on my blog, and I noticed an interesting trend in my inbox recently. I've had quite a few requests from self published female authors who've written books about growing up in abusive homes or about the stories …

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New Year, New You? Try Gratitude Journaling.

I felt really awkward when I started my Gratitude Journal. They're kind of a big thing right now. You can use them in different ways, but they work on the essential idea that grateful people are happier, live longer, have less health problems, all that kind of thing. They're basically great for your mental health …

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Wardrobe Inspiration: Would you paint your whole house pink?

  When I was a kid, my Mum made a lot of our clothes. I know that when she was growing up, she sometimes made her own clothes, too. She made her own wedding dress. My grandmother knew her way around a sewing machine too. Her clothes were pretty incredible actually. My point is this: …

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Christmas: Cassette Tapes, Storytime and My Grandmother

When I was really small, my family lived in Victoria, my parents and me, and my older brother. My grandparents lived in Sydney, and because we lived so far away, they didn't see us much at that age. My grandmother, being the creative person that she was, used to write stories for my brother and …

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Join My Tiny Letter Mailing List?

Have you signed up to my Tiny Letters yet? TinyLetter.com allows me to send out more personal emailed letters to you, my readers, about my life, my thoughts, ...anything. If you like my blog, but would like something more internal and personal, this is the sign up for you. Go to: https://tinyletter.com/CravenWild and enter your email. I …

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My life as a writer and blogger…and why I hate the phrase “you’re so lucky”.

Every now and then people will wrinkle an eye brow at me and ask about my accent. They usually guess Canadian, but I'm Australian. It's almost always followed up with questions about why I'm crazy enough to have moved from paradise to London... A week or two ago I wrote a bit about how I …

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