3 ways to increase your writing output

. I’m an impatient person. There. I said it. But, being impatient, and being a writer has its moments. The writing and publishing game aren’t the best career paths for an impatient person. Not only does writing a book take time, but if heading down the traditional publishing route, you’d better be prepared for time … Read more

A Day in the Life of a Writer: A.L. Tait

Today might be the final in the current ‘A Day in the Life of a Writer’ series, but we are finishing off with a bang. Please welcome A.L. Tait (aka Allison Tait) to the blog! I have been a long time fan of Allison since I started following her little blog many, many moons ago. … Read more

Book Review: Trust The Process (non-fiction)

Trust The Process 101 Tips on Writing & Creativity Author: Karen Andrews Published: 2017 Publisher: Miscellaneous Press My Rating: 4/5 Karen Andrews is an award-winning writer, author, blogger, editor and publisher; someone well qualified and trustworthy to write a book on writing and creativity. Her new book, Trust The Process – 101 Tips on Writing & … Read more

Masterclass with Fiona McIntosh

This time last week I was arriving in Adelaide and making my way to the hotel. I’d survived the drive, Melbourne airport and the flight, and I was looking forward to what I’d hoped would be an inspiring and worthwhile experience. It was a whole lot more. The Commercial Fiction Masterclass with Fiona McIntosh has been … Read more

Choosing the grey areas of life

Scrolling through Facebook the other day, I came across this quote from Sally Coulter. Now, I have no idea who Sally Coulter is, but this quote and it’s inherent message kept streaming into my consciousness all day.   I’m not sure where I sit with this. As much as I can see what Sally is … Read more

Dealing with creative guilt

Creative guilt; noun; 1. a feeling of remorse from spending time on creative pursuits with no defined outcome I used to think of creativity as kind of like a bubble. A defined circle where real artists lived, honing their craft, and wallowed in an abundance of ideas and creativity. Where beautiful words, paintings, and art … Read more