Spring is here – in theory. And August is finally over. Its my least favourite month of the year. Now that September has arrived, the
The last couple of weeks I’ve been peeking through the growing pile of debts, at my computer screen – reading arts grants, job pages, and
Here is another snippet of what I’m currently editing. Its some years past the previous piece I shared. Its from a work-in-progress, which will hopefully
Last week I got inked for the first time. The process reminded me of the arduous and painful road to publishing. Just like publishing my first
The Interview ‘Do you understand what I want you to do?’ Not hearing a reply, I looked up, catching his eye for the first time.
Traces of stories linger in the most unexpected places Stories are everywhere. I re-discovered this when I became a weaver of baskets. I say ‘re-discover’
If Self-publishing is a Journey…..then today I’m feeling a bit car-sick. I must toughen up, I have a long drive before I reach my destination.
I haven’t turned on my computer for 9 days. Nor have I listened to music, watched a show or picked up any print media. I’ve
Welcome to my Garden of Words Do you remember the gardens of yesterday? I remember fondly those gardens where children were let free to explore,
What do writers and fortune-tellers have in common? To begin with, they both pull stories out of thin air, using mysterious means. They may get
I’ve spent enough time playing the Fool Some writers, often those new to the game, like to share their beginning story. They will take any
Feeling dried out? Dig out that skin, slip it on and jump right in. Each and every person has the ability to be creative. How
What’s your pleasure? Dance of the seven veils, shimmy and shake, action with the feather boa, a contemporary booty shake or something more daring? Exposing
I have just returned from another interstate work trip. Now, if you have been following my travelogue, Rooms with a View, you would know that