Holiday Writing (IWSG Dec)

Welcome to another month of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group blog hop. I’m a day late (Australian time) due to illness, but better late than never! Purpose: To share and encourage. Writers can express doubts and concerns without fear of appearing foolish or weak. Those who have been through the fire can offer assistance and … Continue reading Holiday Writing (IWSG Dec)

IWSG November

Welcome to another Insecure Writer’s Support Group blog post. This month, let’s talk about NaNoWriMo (and why I don’t participate). Image courtesy of NaNoWriMo National Novel Writing Month came from an American non-profit organisation, NaNoWriMo, incorporated in 2006. Their purpose is to encourage creativity and community, in a month-long challenge to write a novel, or … Continue reading IWSG November

In The Heart of Trees

The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness. John Muir Hilltop Road, Walpole. CC-BY-ND-2.0 Emma Gill Last week I went to Walpole, Western Australia, to the Valley of the Giants. Known for the world’s largest-girth living eucalypts, the red tingle trees, I spent several days among the forest and coastline of this … Continue reading In The Heart of Trees

The Courage to Share

Mental Health in Young Adult Fiction and Life Guest Blog Postby Rebecca Laffar-Smith~ This October, YA science fiction and fantasy author Rebecca Laffar-Smith will be touring libraries in Western Australia to help raise awareness of youth mental health crises. Today she joins us via a guest blog post. Welcome, Rebecca! ~ First, I want to … Continue reading The Courage to Share