But don’t let it stop you. Let it motivate you.

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Very few people talk about the gap.


Because creative isn’t a noun. It’s what we do.

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I am talking to a writer client.

She is stuck.

As creatives, we sometimes forget this.


The best books, apps and other resources for getting to grips with your finances

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Money, money, money


For creatives, it’s security in a changing world. Every trickle helps!

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We live in a time of rapid change and disruption.


I made all of the mistakes. So that you don’t have to.

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1. Save for taxes


Journalist, podcaster, non-fiction author and now best-selling novelist. How does she do it all?

Writer Daisy Buchanan, photographed by Grace Plant

I first met Daisy Buchanan at a literary festival.


Sometimes, the best thing to do is nothing at all. Even in lockdown.

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It’s snowing here on the UK coast.

There’s nothing unique about my tiredness, of course.

Then I realised that I’m not walking my talk.


Gratitude can be a superpower — but only if you mean it.

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#1 of 100 days of gratitude.


My home office toolkit, honed over 20 years as a writer

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More of us are working from home than ever before.


Conditions will never be perfect. So just jump in and begin. Now!

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When is the best time to start a creative project?

Sheryl Garratt

Writer; editor; coach, supporting creatives to step up and do their best work — and get paid for it! Find me at www.thecreativelife.net

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