Inspired by our Spreadsheets & Moxie residency in the Compton Verney 19th Century Women’s Library back in January, we wanted to know what books were dear to the hearts and minds of contemporary women. So we asked 100 women in our lives – from toddlers to eighty year olds – what one book they’d like to see on our library’s virtual shelves and why they’d recommend it.
Being professional can be summarised as a combination of ‘being well prepared’ and ‘being a decent human’. When is a survey not a survey? Perhaps when it’s designed…… Read more “You said it (Moxie survey highlights)”
We think we’re great as we are. We don’t need to be fixed. But we do need to find new ways of using the strengths we have…… Read more “Talking about professionalism in the creative arts #spreadsheetsandmoxie”
Tomorrow lunchtime (2 March) I’ll be chatting about the Spreadsheets & Moxie project and what Sarah Salway and I reckon it takes to develop and sustain a career from…… Read more “First Thursday event in Newcastle”
I’m really chuffed to have a piece included on the Dangerous Women project today, both as it gives me a chance to express some of the thoughts…… Read more “Dangerous Women project: ‘Tonight and for the rest of my life’”
One of the loudest things in my mind still from the residency a couple of weeks ago at the Compton Verney Women’s Library is the lack of real books…… Read more “The gift of space: Compton Verney Women’s Library residency”
A residency at Compton Verney this week, a video recap of #NaNoWriMo2016 and a train journey full of typing.
Closing date of 31/01/2017 set for our survey on creative professionalism: take 15 mins to fill it out now as your Christmas good deed!
Umbrellas of Edinburgh anthology launches tonight at the Scottish Poetry Library, 6pm.
Send me a word or a line of text to use as a writing prompt for NaNoWriMo