Discovering your passion: learning and doing

(You can read Part 1 and Part 2 by clicking here.) Okay, so you’ve decided what to pursue, but now you probably have quite a learning curve ahead of you – even if you just want to learn to brioche knitting (difficult, but awesome, btw). The first thing you probably need to do is to…… Continue reading Discovering your passion: learning and doing

Camp NaNoWriMo July 2017 – Before I Start

Who else can’t wait for Camp NaNoWriMo to begin? (And is glad that 1 July falls on a weekend…) This weekend I will be (word) sprinting from morning to evening, hoping to burn as much calories as jelly beans contain. Jelly beans — the snack of champions. Before I start scribbling away at my 40…… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo July 2017 – Before I Start

#AmWriting – Writing Exercises – Writing Step-by-step: Dilemmas, Flaws, and Conflicts

This writing exercise forms part of the fiction writing course I am currently busy with. For this exercise I decided to return to the character Aidan Wright. In order for you not to have to scan back-and-forth between posts, I’m posting the two paragraphs about Aidan here again and the new exercise will then be…… Continue reading #AmWriting – Writing Exercises – Writing Step-by-step: Dilemmas, Flaws, and Conflicts

Improve Your Skills for Free (Or Not Too Far From It) – Part 1

I’ve really gotten into online courses since the end of last year. Although they have been around for some time, there has been a significant increase in the amount of free or almost free MOOC courses. You can also study just about anything you can think of and for many of the courses you don’t…… Continue reading Improve Your Skills for Free (Or Not Too Far From It) – Part 1