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I be a Success Story

Bill sent me a copy of his most recent, hot off the press, newsletter today, and guess what? I feature in it! 2. A client called me up and asked if he could meet me for a session to support…

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A Return to Project Nelly

I’ve been working up the hours this week to make up for having today off. Weather-wise, I’m really glad I did as we woke up to a fresh covering of snow, and then pretty much blizzard conditions by breakfast time…

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Low

I had a great weekend. It was good, really good. My parents came up to stay on Friday night and I cooked pizza for them. Then on Saturday we went into Bicester and chose some new stair carpet (will just…

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The Author Biog

When snugglebunnyjm asked me about Project Nelly, this set me thinking about a publisher’s rejection note that aurora_floyd got sent recently. It’s so utterly, completely wrong that publisher’s need there to be a story in an author’s life that make’s…

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the good news and the bad news

So I finally heard what is what with my job interview today. Apparently I gave a good interview, and I impressed them, and I would have fitted in well with the team, and my skills were good, but… And yes,…

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A little further along the road…

Back when dreams were dreams, and college was something in the future, I thought that Editorial or Commissioning Editor was where I was pointed. Then I did my publishing course and I tempted in some publishers and saw what goes…

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The road ahead

The road ahead is on, not back. So last week, I had the finale, the curtain call to my probationary period in my new job. It was nothing that I did not know already – I have been finding the…

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Self-Aware and Outcome Orientated

This morning, seemingly a blink of an eye since it first started, the Project NellyTM series of coaching, came to a close. Bill came up to Oxford for a wrap-up session, that first involved me for, and then brought in…

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The Girl in the Cafe

Two sides to every story I have just finished watching Richard Curtis’ new tv film set around the upcoming G8 Summit (intriguingly switched from Scotland to Reykjavik). I felt it to be an extremely compelling drama for the MAKEPOVERTYHISTORY campaign….

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A 25 page dossier on … on Me?!!

This afternoon, Bill sent me the details of the profiling site which will, after answering a series of questions bring back a profile of how one prefers to be communicated with. It consisted of 26 questions – each one consisting…

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Butterflies

I’ve just watched a very interesting documentary about the riddle of the hobbits. In other news, my insides are all of a topsy-turvy about tomorrow. Instead of heading in to work, I am off to London Town to begin my…

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Project Nelly

Pheww! It’s the weekend! And boy am I glad it’s here. It’s been quite a busy week this one, and one which as seen me slowly sink under work, to bubble back to the surface over the days and end…

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Navigation

Each year, my work sponsor places on personal development programmes for men and women, and these called Navigator and Springboard respectively. They consist of four day long sessions at a location, away from work, spread over four months – and…

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