I love going to writers festivals and doing school visits. I get to meet so many amazing people and there are always moments that rest gently in my heart, reminding me why I'm lucky to be doing what I'm doing. Last weekend was no exception. I was doing a Magnificent Mistakes workshop for primary school … Continue reading The little girl who wouldn’t speak.
Life has a way of sneaking up on you. I'd always wanted my #writerslife to be full and overflowing with opportunities to meet new people, to visit new places, share my books and talk to kids and adults about what matters in life. And make money while doing it. So while I was busy over … Continue reading Schools, Prisons, Podcasts, Interviews, Guest judging, Guest Speaker and Wildflowers… It’s all part of a #writerslife
It's not often I'm lost for words. I mean I use them for a living. I do talks and workshops, I write books, articles and try and do facebook posts without any typos - I can't afford to be lost for words! However for the first time in my life I found myself looking like … Continue reading What happens when you meet your idol.
The following is the first chapter from award winning author Josh Langley's latest memoir / self help release Find Your Creative Mojo: How to overcome fear, procrastination and self-doubt to express your true self. Feel free to share with those who might need some extra motivation. Introduction Back in late 2010, I randomly started to … Continue reading First Chapter of Find Your Creative Mojo
“I’m LOVING YOUR BOOK. I bought it just because I know how awesome you are but OMG I’ve definitely done myself a favour. I love how you write." – Joelene Lavrick from Life Lessons Australia:Emotional Fitness & Mind Management "Really appreciated complete lack of pretension, and the absence of patronising language. Overall the book really … Continue reading Praise for Find Your Creative Mojo
Photo: 'Ruby and the Sea'. We start life with an ocean of possibilities before us. With a curious mind and an open heart we set out on our journey. Exploring, discovering, getting lost, wandering, experiencing, finding. Then slowly over time something happens. The great ocean of possibility starts to scare us. And we stop exploring, discovering, wandering, … Continue reading You…. verses an ocean of possibilities
You may have seen the cover of Find Your Creative Mojo in bookshops, library shelves or around on social media, but the distinctive red cover didn't start out that way. I'm going to take you behind the messy, yet interesting scenes of how a book cover comes about. I’ll go right back to my early … Continue reading What really goes on behind the scenes to make a book cover
At the top of the stairs is unit No. 6, 600 William Street Perth. I was 25 and it’s the little one-bedroom apartment where I called home back in 1999 On a whim, I bought a typewriter at one those boxing day sales, one that had a screen so small it only showed one line … Continue reading It all started from a cheap typewriter
This is the chair I sit in and stare off into space. I put on some ambient chill music, sit back and let my mind shift down a gear and meander slowly, taking the scenic route through my imagination. I could be ‘out’ for 5 minutes or thirty minutes. I get an instinctual urge to … Continue reading Why staring out the window is good for mental health and productivity
I originally took this photo of a broken-down elevator to use as a metaphor for how we feel about life and ourselves, however seeing it was a little blurry, I went to reshoot it. When I went back, there was a security dude standing next to it. ‘Can I take a photo of the sign?’ … Continue reading This Photo is a Lie