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This is your brain ? on knowledge

​The more I learn about anything, the more I realise I don't know much at all.Learning is bizarre because our brains get everything barse-ackwards.When we know nothing at all about a subject, and we


Why do I always procrastinate?

Are we asking the right questions?I don't always ask good questions. I ask obvious ones.Like, "Why do I always procrastinate?"When I ask myself a question like that, my brain comes up with answers like:Because


Forward to normal

'We can't go back. We can never go back!''I know! And I keep hearing people say it!'^^This was a snippet from a conversation my good friend Yinka and I had the other day.How many times have you heard


3 top tips to get book reviews on Amazon

Watch the video here: Listen to the podcast here:It feels like banging your head against a brick wall.You’ve written a great book, you’re getting wonderful feedback on it, people are contacting

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Lusty Books: The 7 Deadly Sins of Writing a Book

Watch the video here: Listen to the podcast here:Lust is greed; love is a giftThe punishment for lust, according to the Bible, is being smothered in fire and brimstone, which sounds pretty


Lessons From My Book Launch

If anyone ever tells you launching a book (or any product, for that matter) is easy, smile sweetly and back away. They’re either lying, or utterly clueless.Speaking of utterly clueless, I did my first


Growing Like a Rotting Badger

Some time last year, I wrote briefly about rotting badgers.Because when I see them on the side of the road, I get really sad. But they also made me think about the nature of growth...Because we're constantly


4 Lurking Horrors That’ll Kill Your Book

Quick SummaryBeware the spooks, ghouls, and monsters lurking in the shadows, waiting to destroy your book…Ghosts, ghouls, and demons aren’t real, of course — but that doesn’t mean you and your


Having a religious experience

Do you have a temple?An inner sanctum for thinking deep thoughts?Or are you constantly fighting an external cacophony, your attention fractured into a thousand shards, brittle and spiky?If you hope to


Same-Same But Different

Today, I'm on a reading adventure in Bath.If you've never visited Bath, you must do so – not only is it a stunning city full of history and stories, it's also full of quirk.I'm here because for my 40th

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