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Roll on 2017 – 5 dazzling ways to welcome the new year

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How are you feeling about the new year? For lots of people I know – and for me – it’s roll on 2017 after a year that could best be described as absolute pants… (ahem) mixed.

For the last decade, I’ve spent a few hours at ‘Twixtmas’ reviewing my year, and making plans for the new one. I love the ritual, but this year I’ve had mixed feelings. Like many people, I reckon I’ve had my fill on 2016. Yet as I got stuck in, I realised even my regrets – I’ve had a few – help me see what I want more on in the new year.

Get those fireworks ready… Here’s how to shake off the bad times, and let the good times roll…
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#next6months

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If you know me well, you’ll know I’m a bit of a goal-setting obsessive. And because it’s July 1, it’s a good time to take a look at the first 6 months of this year, what’s working and what’s not! …
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Cocktail Hour Book Club a Cointreau finalist!

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I am thrilled to announce that the Cocktail Hour Book Club idea I’ve been working on behind the scenes has been selected as a finalist in the Cointreau UK #DreamDareCreate grant scheme. The idea – to create a club/podcast combining …
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Make your dreams come true – new audio

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To accompany my free ebook about making your dreams come true (see this post for details), I’ve recorded an audio guide chatting through how I do it and you can listen below. I’m a huge fan of taking time each …
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Make your dreams come true 2016

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How would you like to make this coming year the best it can be? I have a free guide to help you, whether you want to write, create, travel or realise your dreams… I’m a huge fan of taking time …
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Writing Conference & Gift ideas

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Well, my agent currently has my new novel, and I’m waiting for her final suggestions, but in the meantime, I’ve been working with chums here in Brighton on our FIRST ever Beach Hut Writing conference, happening on March 12 2016. …
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Block Friday frees up your time!

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    I had a bit of a eureka moment today when I checked my inbox to find 40+ pointless Black Friday offers from companies I never use. No, I don’t want 20% off or 3 for 2s on: Dyson …
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Online Writing Course Survey

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Can YOU help? We want to design fantastic online writing courses that offer the support you need to make your writing even better. The courses will be led by published authors who really understand what readers and publishers are looking …
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