Book Review: Divorce Became My Superpower by Caroline Strawson

Here is the story of someone who went through the utter dregs of relationship misery, but managed to climb back up through self-harm and other manifestations of despair, working through her challenges and demons to get up again.

review of Caroline Strawson's book

Caroline Strawson: “Life felt like I was walking in treacle and never really moving forward.”

A relationship literally created up in the skies – and how it crash landed

In Caroline’s very detailed and meticulously catalogued style, we learn the whole autobiography of an experience no-one would wish on their worst enemy. [Continue reading]

A complete novel writing course here on HTWB – for nothing

I was scrolling through the series of 30 novel writing tutorials we published here on HTWB a while ago and thought how difficult it was to find them in order, so I have listed them all here for you to use. It will make it a lot easier for you to go through the course in the correct order. As always, there’s no charge.

writing fiction on HTWB
It’s an excellent course written by novelist and publisher Lucy McCarragher, who re-edited and eventually turned it into a book [Continue reading]

What to write when someone’s child has died

what to write when a child dies

I will never, never forgive myself for once writing an email to a couple whose premature baby died just a few hours after he was born. In it I wrote, "never mind, you're young. You can have another one."  Stupid, ignorant, idiotic cow that I … [Continue reading]

Business jargon and slang: now for the right answers!

Winner of business slang quiz

Seems you all need to work harder on your jargon and slang ... no-one got them all right, so I am awarding first prize to the talented Yasmin Ali who scored highest with 9 out of 10! (Only #10 was wrong...) Full answers are below. Yasmin, … [Continue reading]

20 more classic Bob Hope quotes

Bob Hope jokes

If you're old enough to remember Bob Hope, you'll love this second collection of his quotes (my first has had more than 26,000 page views). And even if you're younger you'll have heard of this brilliant humorist's wit and hilarity - not to mention … [Continue reading]

Know your business jargon and slang? Win a free mention and link on HTWB!

Business jargon and slang

Do you know your business jargon and slang? Of course you do! Get all 10 of these brain-twizzlers right and I'll give your business a free plug Just pick the right answers (no cheating or Googling, although I'll forgive you if you buy a copy of my … [Continue reading]

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