Blogging, Books, Non Fiction, The Writing Process, Tuesday Book Blog, Writing

Plan Your Blog Like a Pro #NewRelease #BloggingTips #Workbook

People blog for a variety of reasons. The why is going to be personal to you and your situation. Are you blogging for the fun of it, or are you blogging as part of your business? This is the question I ask all my blogging clients when we meet for our Blog Brainstorming Sessions and… Continue reading Plan Your Blog Like a Pro #NewRelease #BloggingTips #Workbook


The Annual Bloggers Bash Awards 2019 Vote is LIVE!

It’s that time of year again when the Annual Bloggers Bash Award nominees beg, steal, and borrow votes from the unsuspecting public. Now in its fifth year, the awards are a fabulous way to appreciate the hard work and dedication of your favourite bloggers.

I’m thrilled to say that my other blog (yes, I write for two!) was nominated for Best Personal Development Blog and as such I’m here to beg, steal, and borrow… oh, you know the deal by now!

If you can spare two minutes to vote for ‘Motivate Me Now’ I would be eternally grateful. Here’s the blurb for that category: Best Personal Development Blog,
Mental Health / Self-Improvement
Suitable candidates for the Best Personal Development Blog will primarily contain content on mental health, goal setting and motivation, depression, anxiety, coaching, self-care, planning, organisation changing your life ideas, Bullet journalling for mental health, vision board, workshop ideas. (Yes, I blog about all this stuff as well as books – it’s in my Gemini nature to multi-task)

Read the original post, scroll down to the Best Personal Development Blog section, find Motivate Me Now, click the little biddy button at the side and then hit VOTE.

Fairy dust will fall from the sky, unicorns will dance in your honour, and the mermaids will synchronise their dance routines to spell out your name. OR, I’ll give you a big cheery thank you 😉

If you fancy popping over to join me on my personal development blog then I’d be happy to welcome you with a peppermint tea! No hairy armpits, kaftans, or flowers in your hair are necessary. Here’s the link to my blog:


The Annual Bloggers Bash

It’s that time of year again… The 2019 Annual Bloggers Bash Awards are now open. As always, we had a huge number of nominations. So let me thank everyone who took the time to nominate their fellow bloggers. Without you guys nominating, there would be no bash awards. To the awards:

Winners will be announced at the Bloggers Bash in London on June 15th. The winners post will go live here at 6pm on the same day. If you haven’t bought your ticket yet, please click the link below:

Buy your bash ticket
Voting is open until 21:00 (BST) on the 24th April 2019

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First look at MEDITATION FOR CHILDREN by Shelley Wilson

I am SO excited to share this first look at my next non-fiction title, Meditation for Children. Bringing meditation and mindfulness to the younger generation is so important and I can’t wait to share these stories with young and old alike.

A Fun & Relaxing Book for Children!

Children of all ages can learn and enjoy the benefits of meditation.


Author and meditation tutor Shelley Wilson takes you on a magical journey to a calm and happy place that you and your child will love.

Designed to help access creative abilities through relaxation and imagination, these stories help develop the necessary tools needed at a young age for lifelong healthy habits of managing stress and anxiety while also improving learning skills.

Meditation for Children is a simple way to introduce children to mindfulness through guided visualization. Includes a handy reference guide and instructions.

Also available as a companion coloring book for children to color.

Available Formats:
Trade Softcover: 978-1-947727-40-3, $14.95
Ebook: 978-1-948540-55-1, $7.99 (PDF/Mobi/Epub)

LCCN: 2018930791

Imprint: BHC Press
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction/Meditation

On Sale: 8/22/2019

Recommended Age Range: 5-9

Dragon-ColourSM Beautifully illustrated by Phaedra Elson

Advance Praise for Meditation for Children

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Book Review, Book Reviews, Books, Children's Fiction, Inspirational, Non Fiction, Tuesday Book Blog, Writing

#ChildrensBook Wilderness by Mia Cassany #BookReview by @ScifiandScary #TuesdayBookBlog

Title: Wilderness: Earth’s Amazing Habitats Author: Mia Cassany Illustrator: Marcus Navarro Release Date: March 19th, 2019 Source: I received a copy of this book from the publicist for review consideration This brilliantly illustrated book takes young readers to the planet's wild regions, including forests, jungles, tundras, and deserts to discover the animals that call it… Continue reading #ChildrensBook Wilderness by Mia Cassany #BookReview by @ScifiandScary #TuesdayBookBlog

Authors, Books, Inspirational, mind body spirit, Non Fiction, Poetry, Tuesday Book Blog, Writing

Meet Author, Sue Williams @SueWBelieve #Poetry

I had the pleasure of meeting my next guest at a networking group last year and was delighted when she agreed to be interviewed for my blog. Over to Sue… The Fun Stuff: What part of the world do you come from? I hail from Leicester in the East Midlands, and lived there until I… Continue reading Meet Author, Sue Williams @SueWBelieve #Poetry