Training for the Camino has been rewarding and fun, but one big hiccup has me feeling like I’m miles away from my destination. Continue reading
I’m planning a 780km hike: the Camino de Santiago, across the top of northern Spain. That’s 33 days of walking. Any wonder I’ve developed a fascination with shoes! Finding a shoe that fits is of paramount importance if I’m going to successfully complete this hike. Continue reading
We all know life has its own rhythm of ups and downs. We can all get so caught up in our day to day that we lose our focus. Sometimes you need to take time out in order to regain your focus.
What does it mean to chase your desires? How do you even do that? What does a life chasing your desired feelings look like? This is exactly what I have been attempting to do…and here’s what I’ve learnt. Continue reading
It has been a month of beginnings and endings: full of challenges and seemingly disparate occurrences, yet not without its moments of synchronicity and insight. Continue reading
This month has been massive! I learnt about accepting resistance, but prior to that, my resolve to be happy and grateful was well and truly tested. Two things were what helped me through tough times. Continue reading
What does it mean to live with an open heart? This month I have been trying to do just that and I have disovered that it is harder and more rewarding than you might first think!
I have made this year about expressing gratitude and discovering happiness. This wasn’t really a planned thing, but I had been given a happiness journal last year that I only really half used and so I wanted to throw myself into that from the beginning of the year. I was also given a gratitude diary and thought that might be nice to do also. Then, on New Year’s morning, I suddenly remembered New Year’s resolutions and, since I hadn’t made any yet, I whipped one up.
Life stories, autobiography, biography and memoir, are all recreations and discoveries of a life. A well-crafted life story shapes your diverse and colourful assortment of personal vignettes into a graceful, coherent narrative that conveys the larger story and wisdom of your life. This is what a writer does when ghostwriting life stories.
To gain work from magazines and newspapers, whether you are looking to write a feature article, profile, essay, review, travel piece, or any piece really, first you need to win the publication over with your idea – you need to pitch your story.