Can a writer write when not actually writing? Of course we can. In fact, ‘non writing’ activities take up a huge chunk of our time. Many of us fill with guilt when not sitting in front of laptop writing, but to be honest so much of our writing ideas and skills come to life when… Continue reading Writing When Not Writing
🔥🔥 HOT OFF THE PRESS 🔥🔥 “King of the forest, old Silverback, fell down with a thump on the soft mulch-littered ground, and the whole forest held their breath. They realised something was wrong.” A teaser for my children’s short story which I am SUPER excited to announce is now finally available in print as… Continue reading The Tale of Old Silverback
The sign of a great book for me is when I can’t wait to read how it finishes, but when I do I want to continue reading and stay in the story; stay with the characters that have come to life, come into my life. When seeing ‘the end’ makes me feel both sad and… Continue reading Review of ‘A Lifetime of Impossible Days’ by Tabitha Bird
Saturday afternoon listening to an audio. What are you doing?
Today’s positive…love it when I get into a book where you just can’t wait to turn the pages. Chris Hammer’s Scrublands is exactly like that. I’m hooked.
Today’s positive…enjoying an evening listening to my latest audible book Nine Perfect Strangers by Australian author Liane Moriarty. No deadlines, no chores. Just pure relaxation on humpday Wednesday.
Today’s positive…after a big but productive afternoon with my writers critique group it’s nice to kick back with a favourite author. Especially when enjoyed with a glass of red on a balmy summer evening.
Today’s positive…a fun afternoon of editing and critiquing with my writers group. Love how we write such diverse genres yet we all enjoy everyone’s work.
Today’s positive…received this book from Australian Society of Authors. Feel proud to be a member and look forward to reading the articles and stories from so many great authors.
Today’s positive… received my first full structural edit from my editor, and I am thrilled with the level of constructive and in-depth report I was sent. So much work to do but it feels so good to have some direction and guidance. If you need an editor Jessica Trudel is certainly recommended.