You’re a success. What next?

You’re a success. What next?

Reading Time: 8 minutesOr, how to cope with the good times Here I am, heading into the sixth year of running my own business, and things are going swimmingly. I have quality enquiries coming in every day. My cashflow is steady, and my income and profits are increasing...
The perfect backyard office: my story

The perfect backyard office: my story

Reading Time: 6 minutesCreating my dream Tooncave I’ve always craved my own space—a little hideaway from the world, a place to write and think and eat Crème Eggs without judgement. My very own Tooncave. Recently I took the plunge and purchased a backyard cabin.  In...
6 sexy Valentine’s day gifts for copywriters

6 sexy Valentine’s day gifts for copywriters

Reading Time: 4 minutesAre you romantically involved with a writer? Well, let me start by saying how sorry I am. I find us to be a self-involved, nitty-picky bunch of introverted geeks (a sweeping generalisation I know, but it sure applies to me). So you’re obviously...
Why I’m saying ‘goodbye’ to my business bucket list

Why I’m saying ‘goodbye’ to my business bucket list

Reading Time: 5 minutesOr how I’m changing my Toon in 2015 I’ll be honest; I’m my own worst enemy when it comes to running my business. While other business types seem happy to trot along at a steady pace, I’m cracking the whip. When my to do list is finally...
How to deal with copycats

How to deal with copycats

Reading Time: 3 minutesNow generally I take a pretty chilled approach to running my business, but if there’s one thing that really gets my goat it’s copycats. Copycats are the types who trawl your site for ‘inspiration’, but more often than not, rip off your ideas,...
How The Bachelor changed the way I write

How The Bachelor changed the way I write

Reading Time: 4 minutesTonight is the finale of The Bachelor. If you haven’t been watching the show then: a) I salute you for being a better human than I. b) You’ve missed the best car crash TV ever created. The concept of the show is simple: 15 or so women compete...