Silja Swaby, half Jamaican, half Finnish, is a marine biologist and author. Funded by Arts Council England, she has won competitions, and been placed in prizes and awards. She is working on a series of futuristic thrillers, featuring a female biologist whose quiet academic life takes a drastic turn. Silja has taken creative writing courses at Cambridge University and more recently Yale University, USA.

Silja tutors writers, gives workshops, and provides a critique service. She is happily unmarried and lives in deepest Somerset, UK.

Silja Swaby is pronounced Sil-yah Sway-bee.

January 17, 2009

Eating frogs in traffic

Brian Tracy's book Eat That Frog! lists time management ideas. One is to use the time you spend travelling productively. A 12 mile journey in heavy traffic that took over 50 minutes wasn't a great experience, but when I arrived at my destination I had some good ideas for my blog.

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