Category: business

The Disney Effect

Disneyland Paris Castle

  I’ll let you into a secret. I’ve been away. A glorious week at Disneyland Paris, at a fabulous hotel, eating wonderful food and walking eight miles a day. And spending hours at a time standing in line to go on a ride that…

Patience is a virtue

small but perfectly formed business

    I’ve two apple trees in my garden. I’m crap at gardening. But finally after years of perseverance and patience, this year I have one tree laden with fruit. Edible fruit. Yaay me.   Some businesses are like my apple trees. They start…

What to expect from a manuscript assessment

A good story opens doorways to new lives

  You’ve finished your book. Now you’re all ready for that final polish before publication. Or are you? Wooooah, slow down a minute! There are millions of books out there ready to read. Some will do really well, get loads of 5-star reviews and…