Her latest book ‘Organizing for Creative People’ (Watkins 2017) is a Foyles bestseller − and the only guide to setting up the essential infrastructure that creative people need to thrive in a professional career, that currently exists.
I’ve worked in the arts as a singer, songwriter, workshop leader, publisher, and then an author, for 35 years at an international level.
I began my career as the lead singer of ‘Monsoon’, and while only 16 scored a top ten hit around the world with ‘Ever So Lonely’. I subsequently released a further 10 solo albums including four with Peter Gabriel’s ‘Real World’ label, toured the world with WOMAD and appeared on such programmes as ‘Later’ and ‘Top of the Pops’. Some of my other credits include a further top ten hit with ‘Jakatta’, writing a music series for BBC Radio 2, recording and touring with ‘Imagined Village’ and singing on the second ‘Lord of the Rings’ soundtrack ‘The Two Towers’. My first book ‘Banish Clutter Forever’ (Vermillion 2010) became a bestseller and my second ‘Organizing for Creative People’ topped the Foyles non-fiction chart.
I’ve mentored and coached artists, both in group settings and one-to-one - helping musicians, singers, authors and visual artists to break into new levels in their careers. As someone who works in the arts, I understand many of the issues that you’ll face and can help you to find effective solutions.
I offer a confidential and non-judgemental space where we can employ fresh thinking to create the positive changes you want. Together we can find answers to your blocks with:
I work via Skype video call and email, at a pace to suit you − which means you can work with me from anywhere in the world.