Writer Anna Kosmanovski shares three key writing tips.
In a few hours time I may just be with loved ones watching NYE fireworks, eating pizza, enjoying the cool sweetness of ice-cream on a balmy night (or all of the above) but not right now. In this moment I can’t help but take a little time to reflect on the year that was: the year of our Lord 2015. Also more commonly known as as 2015, even ’15 to some unsentimental about four digit figures. There’s a plethora of posts going round right about now that’s all about this line of thought: the highlights (or less commonly, lowlights) of another year that’s whooshed by. There’s a sense of looking at goals set and asking ‘how did I go?’ and there’s also lots of plans being made for next year. All this is good, all this is right. But for my post, I’d like to say that while this year was a fairly great year work wise, it was great in the way I didn’t expect. There were some mistakes, some things that went wrong … …
Fear Of The Unknown + Writing Conferences = Too Scary Box “I’m not scared of anything except going to writing conferences!” Not all that long ago, I could have worn a badge with those words plastered on it… not that I would have wanted to.
Deadlines & Daylesford Dreaming: a travel musing featuring Autumn leaves, lavender and the beauty of a weekender
Cats. There are two traditional kinds of reactions to simply just the word. (Cats). There’s the likers and there’s the, well, um those who may not be the biggest fans in the world. We know this. For the sake of diplomacy and for the sake of those perhaps scarred by an experience with an ‘unfriendly’ or one might even say ‘antisocial’ cat, let’s also assume that there’s another camp of people who are on neither Camp Cat or Camp Un-Cat but Camp ‘Maybe Cat’.
Recently published with The Home Journal – I recently had the pleasure of interviewing local creative Fiona Pringle from Hook and Eye!
Today, I took a long lunch break and joined a friend for a literary talk and lunch at the RACV Club in Melbourne.
Dear Writer (including myself), There’s a time for doing and a time for musing. I say, right now seems like a good time for musing, so let’s do it. Writing is a joy and a discipline and there are just a couple of things I’ve learnt along my journey.