WHAT HAVE I BEEN READING #19?
I set myself a challenge of reading more non-fiction books in 2019, so when I saw Anna Funder’s Stasiland at the Perth Festival Writers Week
DON’T LET SOMEONE KILL YOUR CREATIVITY
Many years ago, I went to an art class, full of enthusiasm and a desire to paint from the heart. Before I go on, here
A LETTER TO MY UNPUBLISHED SELF: LEE KOFMAN
Hello Lee, And I still remember so well how you’re feeling right now. It’s 2004 and you’re thirty and a year ago your third fiction
A LETTER TO MY UNPUBLISHED SELF: CASSIE HAMER
Burst pinata Pre-orders Third person Dear Unpublished-Self (AKA Cassie). How are you. hon? Freaking out? Excited? How’s the weather? The kids? No need to answer,
WHAT HAVE I BEEN READING #18?
“Books to the ceiling, Books to the sky, My pile of books is a mile high. How I love them! How I need them! I’ll
A LETTER TO MY UNPUBLISHED SELF: JENNIFER SPENCE
Dear Jenny You may be surprised that I am writing to you. After all, we just met face-to-face and had a very pleasant conversation in
IT’S OK TO TAKE TIME OUT FROM WRITING
A few days ago, I watched my son kiss his beloved for the last time. It was the most heartbreaking moment I have ever experienced.
MAKE A CATAPULTING FARTING DRAGON (AND MORE STEAM IDEAS)!
In case you missed it, STEAM is hot right now. (Pun intended after I wrote that sentence.) Educators and parents all over the world are
A LETTER TO MY UNPUBLISHED SELF: SONIA BELLHOUSE
Dear Sonia, What made this year different from all the other years when you said, ‘I am going to write a book’? At the beginning
A LETTER TO MY UNPUBLISHED SELF: LISA IRELAND
Dear Lisa, Right now it is 2006 and you are in Darwin midway through a family trip around Australia. You are still struggling with the
COUNTDOWN TO PERTH FESTIVAL WRITERS WEEK
‘We’re creating stories …’ – Dr Richard Walley Last night I attended the launch of the 2019 Perth Festival Writers Week. It’s always a fun
A LETTER TO MY UNPUBLISHED SELF: TESSA LUNNEY
by TESSA LUNNEY I’m here to tell you one main thing: Keep going. That’s it, shoulders back, chin up, look at the sky, look at
WHAT HAVE I BEEN READING #17?
One of the things I love about the end of the year is the break from work, which allows me to soak up even more
A LETTER TO MY UNPUBLISHED SELF: JOSH LANGLEY
By JOSH LANGLEY Hello Josh. Hi. I see you’re drawing your first stick figure. Yeah, it’s kind of bad, I know, but it’s liberating at
WHAT’S YOUR ONE WORD FOR 2019?
Choosing one word to live by for a year, rather than multiple resolutions, is harder for some than others (almost as hard as writing a
WHY I CREATE PLAYLISTS FOR MY BOOKS
Woohoo! I finished my rewrite of Wherever You Go this morning and I’m celebrating by sharing with you the playlist that has kept me going