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Writer as Gardener

Autumn is a time of harvest. As a former ‘green living’ columnist* the environment and the page are inextricably linked for me. Whether it’s planning for the season to come, falling in with the rhythms of the year, or taking careful note of what’s developing, the metaphor of garden as creativity was – and is – …

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Dressing like Benjamin Franklinhasn’t helped my prose. I’m a big fan of goal setting. When it’s done with focus, even the act of defining what is important to you (and understanding why) significantly increases your chances of achieving it. A simplified version of the process (let’s call it coaching on the go) runs like this: …

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