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

Why I’m beaten but not beat

It’s only November 25th and I’m waving the white flag. I surrender to you NaNo. You beat me again. But I’m not beating myself up. I have 37,195 words towards a new project that I didn’t have twenty five days ago. A project that is far from perfect but definitely workable. So why am I beaten but not beat? In taking part in NaNoWriMo this year actually taught me a lot about myself as a writer and that can only be a good thing. So what did I learn?

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Why I love what I do

When you find what you love and have the opportunity to be able to do it, life doesn’t get much better. I read something the other day along the lines of “if you find yourself commenting on something often, thinking how you would have approached it or improved it – you have found your passion. That’s what you should be doing.

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