If you're a budding writer, then there's an imperative to get yourself along to your nearest writers festival so you can rub shoulders with people of your own kind. It's how we get inspired, stay motivated and realise that we're not all alone in our desire to express ourselves. I was again part of the … Continue reading Writers festivals and why they’re important to up and coming writers.
I’ve noticed of late I can’t slow down. There’s a tremendous sense of urgency to get things done. I can feel it, a simmering, no, a boiling desire to create and get something out there. I know there should be down time between projects. A time of rest and recuperation. A time to allow the … Continue reading A boiling desire to create.
You’ve most probably thought about it (maybe thought about it a lot), but the idea of quitting your job with nothing to go to just seems way too scary to consider. Well 12 months ago I was like you. I’d had enough of my day job and decided to walk away from a 20 year … Continue reading 9 Incredible Things They Don’t tell you When You Quit Your Job
Wow, 2016 has been one of the craziest rides of my life! I quit my job, started a business, published 2 books, took my #beingyouisenough presentation to over 25 primary schools, travelled all across the state (Albany to Port Hedland and everywhere in between), made public appearances, held book signings, visited my first aboriginal community, … Continue reading My year of living adventurously – in pictures
Image courtesy of Google Images and Palm Press Its fast coming up to 1 year since I left the safety of fulltime employment with nothing to go to except a vague hope of doing something fulfilling. I call these moments ‘Jumping Off Points’ or JOPs for short. I’ll write more about what the last 12 … Continue reading Have you jumped before?
(Estimated reading time, 2 glasses of wine) So you've written a book or want to write a book and have no frigging idea of what to do next. Well hopefully over the next couple of glasses of wine I'll help fill in some gaps and give you the motivation and knowledge to take your … Continue reading How to Get Published. The Basics