Day 129: How to use Insta hashtags

What I was doing was… A little 15 minute social media prep for promoting the final episode of the Creative Loving Spirit podcast. I write some tweets and came up with a list of Insta hashtags for posts about my next guest. When I started this, Insta hashtags kinda baffled me (I still don’t know if I’m doing it well) so I took the idea of maxing out by using

Day 128: How to help support other creatives

What I was doing was… And it was a swift half hour of social media-ing this morning before work. Putting together posts for promoting the latest Creative Loving Spirit podcast episode, featuring Michelle Donkin of @cast_iron_theatre Encouraging to see how Michelle’s writing community are connecting with the conversation, especially on Twitter. Makes me feel glad about putting the time in to try and promote the podcast. Tomorrow it’s onto starting

Day 126: How to appreciate the hell out of a reading of your play

What I was doing was… Today was the rehearsed reading of the play I’m writing, ‘ellamenapea’! For a small group of friends gathered at @newwritingsouth this brilliant cast performed a reading of the play, after which people were invited to share their feedback -then we went to the pub and it was all very Christmassy. It was back in the summer I thought about a reading as part of the

Day 125: How to just give over to the festive season

What I was doing was… Doing some social posts for the podcast today. Just wrote enough for the next few days rather than the whole week. Because I woke late y’see, couldn’t sleep because I’m all wired at the moment -I think it’s Christmas party season and the play reading tomorrow, makes my tummy fizzy. Anyway it’s good to feel excited and shorter of hair (this is a picture of