Tag Archives: Jane Bailey

Archetypal Figures

Are you a clever girl or a wise woman? A hero or a trickster? There’s more to you than meets the eye, but you have a certain personality. And this persona tends to be a self-fulfilling prophecy. Your self-image affects … Continue reading

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Advice to Authors

At book signings, I’m often asked by aspiring authors how they can get to where I’m sitting. Here are some of the tips that worked for me. First and last rule: Keep writing! If you’ve got a work in progress, … Continue reading

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The Secret of Happiness

Whatever happened to ‘happy ever after’? You waited so long for everything to work out right. You’ve tried hard to be a kind child, a fair friend, a loyal lover. It doesn’t seem fair that you’re still searching for the … Continue reading

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The Story of Writing: From Stone Age to Kindle

Ever since the first men sat around their camp fire, people have wondered about the meaning of life. Who am I? Why am I here? One of the ways we answer these questions is to tell stories… ‘LifeWorks’ In the … Continue reading

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LifeWorks: Welcome

Welcome to LifeWorks: an alternative, ad hoc and occasionally aspirational look at using stories in everyday life. ‘LifeWorks: Using myth and archetype to compose your life script‘ (2012) Published by John Hunt (O-Books) ‘StoryWorks: A handbook for leaders, writers and … Continue reading

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