I co-presented *Write & Publish a Children’s Novel Masterclass as Karen Tyrrell author-teacher to a packed house of emerging writers. Enthusiastic participants shared their writing dreams, planned their novels, fleshed out their characters and polished their emerging stories.
Writers buzzed with positive energy and self-belief they could really plan, write, edit, pitch, publish and market […]
My Writing Mantra: Each day I create brand new stories or expand on existing writing projects. I keep the creative juices gurgling and flowing so they don’t dry up. Every day I generate opportunities in my writing career by taking calculated risks and build on successes. Creative writing isn’t […]
This Saturday I’ll reveal my unique journey to publishing to a crowd of Brisbane writers … How did I combine my dual passions for mental health and creative writing?
In January, Mark Russell, vice president of the Fellowship of Australian Writers Queensland invited me to speak at the Brisbane FAW meeting on June 25th. He […]
After much deliberating, I’ve made one heck of a decision. I’m NOT organising Logan Writers’ festival in 2011 …Why NOT, you ask? Yesterday manifested itself as a sample day of what my life would be like, if I continued on the festival path. A day of incessant emails, messages, phone calls, incorporation rules … and […]
On Saturday I spoke to a welcoming crowd at the Gold Coast Writers Association. The topic? … My dual passions … mental health and creative writing and the parallel journey they’ve taken me over the last five years.
Back in January, Jeannie Barker, president of GCWA invited me to choose any meeting date in 2010 […]
I’ve just discovered this AMAZING book for Aspiring Writers. ‘The 38 Most Common Fiction Writing Mistakes’ by Jack M. Bickham.
Bickham instructs the Beginner and Emerging Writer, all the way to the more Experienced, on how to advance your Creative Writing to the next level.
Doctor Kim Wilkins from QWC explained at our final Year […]