Writing a non-fiction book – 7 questions to ask yourself

By Kelly Exeter | March 18, 2021

Writing a book is a time-consuming and involved process. These 7 questions will help you decide whether you want to go through it!

How to write and publish a picture book

By Kelly Exeter | March 10, 2021

The exact steps and process Jaden and I followed to produce and publish The Very Weird, Hilariously Awful Life of Clanky kid’s picture book

The 6 stages of non-fiction book publishing

By Kelly Exeter | March 1, 2021

As you would imagine, there’s a bit involved in writing and publishing a book. The aim of this post is to allow you to go in with ‘eyes wide open’ and ensure your expectations of the process are realistic.

12 Rules for Life

By Kelly Exeter | February 11, 2019

I hope you’ll indulge me as I expand on the six rules for life I shared at Ant’s funeral

7 things that make it easier to ‘do the hard thing’

By Kelly Exeter | February 22, 2018

If you’re having trouble ‘doing the hard’ thing associated with the sense of satisfaction you’re aiming for, chances are you’ve decided you have a willpower problem.

Write a non-fiction book

Ignore the snobs. Just write the damn book

By Kelly Exeter | January 19, 2018

Former snobby me would never have put that book out into the world. Non-snobby me has gone on to experience these further benefits from writing that first book …

The 7 biggest lessons I learned in 2017

By Kelly Exeter | December 30, 2017

2017 was a weird year for me; one where I can’t really remember who I was at the start, much less who I hoped to be at the end.

How and why you should do a pre-Christmas declutter

By Kelly Exeter | December 14, 2017

Decluttering gives a sense of satisfaction and control – something that is very calming at crazy times.

How to cure overwhelm

The project guaranteed to cure your overwhelm

By Kelly Exeter | November 30, 2017

The next time you find yourself with a window of time that’s begging to be filled, say ‘Yes’ to something you want to do.

This 10-minute daily habit will save you heaps on therapy

By Kelly Exeter | November 23, 2017

Your writing doesn’t need to be legible. The words and sentences don’t even need to make sense or be grammatically correct.

How I fund my creative life

By Kelly Exeter | October 12, 2017

Paid work always trumps ‘work that is unpaid right now but might pay off someday’. So, I often spend my precious morning hours doing stuff for clients

What to do when you have too many ideas and no focus

By Kelly Exeter | September 21, 2017

Most ideas seem amazing in the moment, but when you give them a day or two to marinate, their flaws become apparent. This is true for everyone.

Is this why meditation isn’t ‘working’ for you

By Kelly Exeter | September 12, 2017

If you’ve tried meditation in the past and decided it’s not for you, it’s definitely worth revisiting it by trying the four things I mention in this post.

Reflections at 40 – Legacy – 40/40

By Kelly Exeter | August 16, 2017

I wanted to tackle a big subject today. Something like ‘the meaning of life’. But then I realised, I don’t actually think there is one.

Reflections at 40 – Success – 39/40

By Kelly Exeter | August 15, 2017

While I enjoy the recognition that comes with success (especially if it’s recognition from my peers), success itself is not a massive driver for me.