Category Archives: This Writing Life

Hot in the city

After recent record breaking temperatures a look at the influence of summer on my writing. Continue reading

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Another year and new writing adventures dawn

It might have been the busiest year for crossbordertales but not all the 2018 writing goals were met. What is in store for 2019? A New Year’s Day contemplation. Continue reading

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#100daysofwriting

This latest post is initially brought to you from the lounge of the Maylands Hotel, armed with the iPad & a glass of wine, awaiting the monthly Writers of Adelaide face to face meeting.

Just one of the writing settings I have encountered since commencing the #100DaysOfWriting challenge at the beginning of October. Continue reading

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Challenging Writer’s Block

September has been yet another crazy, busy, hectic and chaotic month with the Royal Adelaide Show, a fairly intense work environment, family commitments, the health not being on its best behaviour, a weekend dash to Melbourne and taking on the … Continue reading

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The importance of creativity

When I am creative I feel as if the world, and all that is in it, is vibrantly alive and that indeed I am growing as a person. Continue reading

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Creativity through tears

Looking at the juxtaposition
of grief and creativity. Continue reading

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Looking at war and conflict

How growing up under the shadow of war in peace time influences story telling… Continue reading

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