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What I Read This Summer…

I’m a big reader. Huge. I began my career in the publishing industry, and have worked with hundreds of authors and publishing types. For many years I was lucky enough to get free books, often advance copies, and I relished it. Nowadays I buy my books (usually second hand as I have a love of old books) or borrow them from the library, but my passion remains the same. Every summer I usually read all seven books in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series (for the millionth time), but this summer I got side-tracked by the bushfires raging across Australia.┬áLife just felt a bit too raw, a bit too real and a bit too sad at times. Instead, I mostly picked up books I’d already read, ones that felt comforting but were also easy to read. Here’s what I read this summer…

What I Read This Summer...

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The Top 5 Business Books I Read In 2018

I read a lot of books. I used to work in book publishing, and reading manuscripts and newly published books was part of my job. Sadly I no longer get books for free (unless I borrow them from the library!) but I still love reading. Last year I read mostly fiction, as it’s my preferred genre. I like anything I can escape with that’s fiction, fantasy, crime or even children’s fiction. However, I also read some non-fiction and these are my top picks related to business. I hope they inspire and motivate you to get your own reading groove on in 2019…

Top 5 Business Books I Read In 2018

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What Keeps Me Creative

Often, I’m full of inspiration. Positively brimming with ideas and bursts of creative genius! But sometimes, just sometimes, it can be hard to rustle up the enthusiasm required to create a piece of content, or think of a tagline, or design an inspiring image. That’s where my creative touchstones come into play – those things I do, places I go to, sites I visit that help me get my creative groove back on. And here they are…

what keeps me creative

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