Are you wanting to become a writer? You might already be one. And if you don't think so, well, you can become one. I've been writing professionally since 2011, before then I was studying it for almost five years. I love it so much - there is always something new to learn, but most importantly write. So … Continue reading My 3 Tips On Writing
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. My tale is this: I used to be quietly, pretty frightened … Continue reading Writing Conferences And The Unknown
Deadlines & Daylesford Dreaming: a travel musing featuring Autumn leaves, lavender and the beauty of a weekender
Today, I took a long lunch break and joined a friend for a literary talk and lunch at the RACV Club in Melbourne. A little underdressed in my boots, jeans and woollen jumper, I was grateful for my "good" coat which may have secured entry, though the named item was kindly checked in at a … Continue reading On Oscar Wilde and Literary Lunches
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. The best bit? There is so … Continue reading Dear Writer
I admit it, I am constantly thinking about the 18th century and "olden times." I love the instantaneity of blogging but sometimes hate it too. Why blog when you can write a book, a book that smells like ink and has raggedy, hand cut pages. This is what my 18th century writer mind thinks. My … Continue reading Modern Day Writer VS Eighteenth Century Writer
During my time at Give Where You Live Geelong, I had the pleasure of planning, writing and editing the seasonal Give Where You Live newsletter. As someone who has always been attracted to magazines - the features and interesting articles tucked about in a glossy read - I was really influenced to revamp this (more … Continue reading Give Where You Live newsletter: My First Print Magazine
Daydream believer: Honour your creative gifts. (Do it: that’s the essence of this verbose and predictable ramble.) Why do we write? How do you even tell someone you’re a writer without both of you slightly cringing like, **whooah- it’s a daydream believer! Smile and nod whilst backing away slowwwwwly) The other night I was out … Continue reading If you write, it’s right to write. Right?!