Watching the ocean at Woodman Point. © M. Gill I've been making an effort this year to spend more time in the great outdoors. It's such a wonderful way to refresh the mind, focus on the now, and let your body breathe. As a writer, I find that relaxing in nature gives me the space … Continue reading Recharging in Nature
Welcome to Bunuru, the Noongar nation’s ‘second summer’ season, the hottest time of year here in south-west Western Australia, where masses of white flowers will soon be in bloom (such as the marri flowers in this week's header image by Jean and Fred Hort). What a way to end the summer holidays, start the new … Continue reading Who Do You Miss? (IWSG February)
Welcome to my second entry for the Insecure Writer's Support Group blog hop. Every month we blog about writing, hoping to encourage others out there. You are not alone! The awesome co-hosts for the October 7 posting of the IWSG are Jemima Pett, Beth Camp, Beverly Stowe McClure, and Gwen Gardner. Without further ado, let's explore this month's … Continue reading What is a Working Writer? (IWSG October)
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Fantasy, Science Fiction and More Course Review Earlier this year I undertook a 5-week course with the Australian Writers' Centre, a primarily online-courses centre based in Sydney. I chose to do a once-weekly, two-hourly course on writing in my preferred genre, speculative fiction. It was so worth it. The course took place over Zoom with … Continue reading Australian Writers’ Centre