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EP 87: Greta Solomon

 

 

Greta Solomon is a British journalist turned writing coach and the author of two books about writing including Heart, Sass & Soul: Journal Your Way to Inspiration and Happiness (Mango, 2019) which is available to order now on Amazon (get it while it’s hot)! During her time as a journalist, Greta held roles at As a journalist, she has held staff roles at Woman and Executive Woman and her freelance articles have been published in The Numinous, Forbes.com and Huffington Post, as well as a variety of national newspapers and magazines. She is also a published poet and songwriter. 

 

Greta is also trained in speaking, professional acting, improvisation and performance poetry. She has performed at The Nordic Black Theatre, guided writing workshop groups around Addis Ababa, been the host of a global careers conference and has chaired publishing industry panel discussions. She has spoken about writing, creativity and self-expression in a variety of international auditoriums and corporate and creative workshop rooms. 

 

KEY TAKEAWAYS:

  • The importance of brushing up your writing skills for your work and business.

  • Transitioning from stable to unstable work.

  • How to balance writing from the heart, with the technical aspects of writing effective copy.

  • What to do when you have a writing blockage.

  • Are there rights and wrongs of journalism?

 

In episode 87 Imrie and Greta talk about finding your footing in your career, and Greta discusses the journey she went through in order to become a journalist, from bad work experiences to the good. The two talk about the difference of being in a stable role to working freelance. You'll learn some helpful writing techniques to get back into the flow after a writers block.

 

Later, Greta offers great advice to aspiring writers and shares some helpful tips and tricks to Imrie, which you'll hopefully learn a thing or two from.

 

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