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About craig lock

from http://www.selfgrowth.com/experts/craig_lock.html About the Author Craig has a 'passion' for writing books that tell stories about people doing positive things in this often so hard, sometimes unkind world, occasionally cruel, yet always amazing world - true stories that leave the reader feeling uplifted, empowered and hopefully even inspired. https://www.createspace.com/3779691/ and http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4 Craig Lock loves to encourage and empower people to be the best they can possibly be, and to create what they want in life. Craig has learnt plenty from the "school of life" (still "battered and bruised") and also from a few "hard knocks on the head". He is an extensive world traveller (on a "shoestring budget") and failed professional emigrater who has spent most of his life’s savings on airfares. He is still sliding down the razor blade of life on the beautiful undiscovered island that is New Zealand, somewhere near the bottom (rude!) of the world near Antarctica. There he talks to the 60 million sheep! Craig has been involved in the corporate world (life assurance) for over twenty years in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. However, through a strange set of circumstances and finding himself in a small town near the bottom of the world ...and with nothing else to do, he started writing. That was five years ago. Five published books later and having written another twenty manuscripts (on widely differing subjects - well what else is there to do here?)... this is where Craig is in the "journey/adventure" that is life. Craig has taught at the local Polytechnic, as well as running a successful creative writing course (not teaching sheep!). He was the author of (as far as we know) the first creative writing course on the internet Craig has many varied interests and passions. He is particularly interested in the field of psychology – studying the human mind and what makes different people "tick-tock grandfather clock". He is fascinated by the "overlap between psychology and the dimension of spirituality". One of his missions in life is helping people make the most of their hidden potential and so finding their niche in life... so that they are happy. Craig’s various books probably tell more about his rather "eventful" life best (no one could believe it!). He writes books with serious messages and themes, then as a contrast "rather crazy, wacky stuff"…to keep him sane here. As an ‘anonymouse’ person wrote: "All of us are born mad; some of us remain so." Well nothing else much happens in quiet provincial New Zealand, other than headlines like "Golf Ball Thrown at Policeman" and "Beach Toilet Closed for Season.". True! from http://www.selfgrowth.com/experts/craig_lock.html Craig has a 'passion' for writing books that tell stories about people doing positive things in this often so hard, sometimes unkind world, occasionally cruel, yet always amazing world - true stories that leave the reader feeling uplifted, empowered and hopefully even inspired. https://www.createspace.com/3779691/ and http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4 from http://www.selfgrowth.com/experts/craig_lock.html and http://www.selfgrowth.com/experts/craig-lock Craig Lock loves to encourage and empower people to be the best they can possibly be, and to create what they want in life. Craig has learnt plenty from the "school of life" (still "battered and bruised") and also from a few "hard knocks on the head". He is an extensive world traveller (on a "shoestring budget") and failed professional emigrater who has spent most of his lifes savings on airfares. He is still sliding down the razor blade of life on the beautiful undiscovered island that is New Zealand, somewhere near the bottom (rude!) of the world near Antarctica. There he talks to the 60 million sheep! Craig has been involved in the corporate world (life assurance) for over twenty years in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. However, through a strange set of circumstances and finding himself in a small town near the bottom of the world ...and with nothing else to do, he started writing. That was five years ago. Five published books later and having written another twenty manuscripts (on widely differing subjects - well what else is there to do here?)... this is where Craig is in the "journey/adventure" that is life. Craig has taught at the local Polytechnic, as well as running a successful creative writing course (not teaching sheep!). He was the author of (as far as we know) the first creative writing course on the internet Craig has many varied interests and passions. He is particularly interested in the field of psychology – studying the human mind and what makes different people "tick-tock grandfather clock". He is fascinated by the "overlap between psychology and the dimension of spirituality". One of his missions in life is helping people make the most of their hidden potential and so finding their niche in life... so that they are happy. Craig’s various books probably tell more about his rather "eventful" life best (no one could believe it!). He writes books with serious messages and themes, then as a contrast "rather crazy, wacky stuff"…to keep him sane here. As an ‘anonymouse’ person wrote: "All of us are born mad; some of us remain so." Well nothing else much happens in quiet provincial New Zealand, other than headlines like "Golf Ball Thrown at Policeman" (it missed, btw!) and "Beach Toilet Closed for Season." True! The various books* that Craig “felt inspired to write” are available at ebooks (digital books) http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4 http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i:books&field-author=Craig+Lock Paperbacks (see https://goldendawnpublishing.wordpress.com/2016/12/20/paperback-writer/ and https://wanttowriteabook.wordpress.com/2013/06/07/paperback-writer-the-beatles/ https://www.createspace.com/pub/simplesitesearch.search.do?sitesearch_query="craig+lock"&sitesearch_type=STORE https://www.amazon.com/Craig-Lock/e/B005GGMAW4/ref=pe_584750_33951330_sr_tc_2_0?qid=1476388259&sr=1-2-ent http://www.creativekiwis.com/index.php/books and http://goo.gl/vTpjk All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children – MINE! “When the writer is no more , the value of your purchase will soar! “ “Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.” PPS Don’t worry about the world ending today… as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

Categories for my books

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Following on from https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2019/01/06/the-plan-the-road-up-ahead-for-2019/ Just uploading my various books to Kobo from many usb drives and sorting them out by categories (quite a “mission in/of disorganised chaos”): see https://www.kobo.com/nz/en/search?query=craig+lock Only about 100 to…

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“I may not be able to do many ‘ordinary things’, but I can attempt (sometimes/always) doing ‘extraordinary’ (exceptional) things!”

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picture from https://beyondboundarieslimits.wordpress.com/ “I may not be able to do many ‘ordinary things’, but I can attempt (sometimes/always) doing ’extraordinary’ (exceptional) things!” from from https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2019/01/05/recovering-from-tbi-traumatic-brain-injury/?c=3019#comment-3019 https://www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury and https://www.facebook.com/Uplift-Encourage-and-Inspire-479972392393133/ “Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging,…

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“I may not be able to do many ‘ordinary things’, but I can attempt (sometimes/always) doing ‘extraordinary’ (exceptional) things!”

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picture from https://beyondboundarieslimits.wordpress.com/ “I may not be able to do many ‘ordinary things’, but I can attempt (sometimes/always) doing ’extraordinary’ (exceptional) things!” from from https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2019/01/05/recovering-from-tbi-traumatic-brain-injury/?c=3019#comment-3019 https://www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury and https://www.facebook.com/Uplift-Encourage-and-Inspire-479972392393133/ “Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging,…

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The plan: the road up ahead (for 2019)

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via The plan: the road up ahead (for 2019) My Kobo books that I’ve already uploaded are at https://www.kobo.com/nz/en/search?query=craig+lock Also see http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com and http://www.upliftencourageandinspire.wordpress.com “Together, one mind, one life (one small step at…

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Alex Zanardi: A true inspiration

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The plan: the road up ahead (for 2019)

see https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2019/01/06/the-plan-the-road-up-ahead-for-2019/ and My Kobo books that I’ve already uploaded are at https://www.kobo.com/nz/en/search?query=craig+lock but also want to do/write a new book The Driver, the Nurse and the Writer: On the Road less travelled learning about Traumatic Brain Injury As “led/inspired” (impulsively…as … Continue reading

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Recovering from TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury)

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picture from http://www.tbilifecoach.com Also see https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2019/01/02/traumatic-brain-injury-survival-guide/ https://recoveringfromtbi.com/ and https://recoveringfromtbi.com/great-traumatic-brain-injury-doctor/ from a Google search (my “filing system” to rescue me from “sheer utter chaos”, thanks “BIG G”) https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1CHBD_enNZ767NZ767&q=marc+macialek+brain+injury&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjlqvaGz9XfAhVZdXAKHUn0Aj4QgwMILA&biw=1024&bih=355 You may also find this link…

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Craig’s List of Books

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KOBO https://kobopublish.wordpress.com/ and https://kobopublish.wordpress.com/2019/01/03/creative-kiwis-at-kobo/ Just going through my books and posted one (a “shortie”) up at Kobo (Creative Kiwis just published at https://writinglife.kobobooks.com Now to get onto the next 200 or so (my…

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TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY SURVIVAL GUIDE

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http://www.tbiguide.com/ from https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2019/01/02/traumatic-brain-injury-survival-guide/ and https://brokenbrilliant.wordpress.com/ My/our story is a bit crazy (unique it appears) and has had a huge toll on the family, but if our experiences help others in any way, I’m…

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TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY SURVIVAL GUIDE

http://www.tbiguide.com/ and Dr Glen’s book download is at http://www.tbiguide.com/download.html and https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2019/01/02/traumatic-brain-injury-survival-guide/ from https://brokenbrilliant.wordpress.com/ My/our story is a bit crazy (unique it appears) and has had a huge toll on the family, but if our experiences help others in any way, … Continue reading

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