January, 2010. A British backpacker stepped off a tall ship in Campbell’s Cove, fresh from sailing tourists around Sydney harbour. Barefoot, wearing the full pirate attire of her new job, she set off through city streets to the NSW State Library, clutching a letter with her new ‘address’ (care of the ship’s owner), intent on … Continue reading In Praise of Libraries
Fight Like A Girl (IWSG Aug)
Welcome to the monthly Insecure Writer’s Support Group Day! This month we will be blog hopping to find out about everyone’s favourite writing craft book. But first, why we do this: Purpose: To share and encourage. Writers can express doubts and concerns without fear of appearing foolish or weak. Those who have been through the … Continue reading Fight Like A Girl (IWSG Aug)
Better Late Than Never?
Apologies for the delayed post today, readers. Miss 3 is in hospital on IV antibiotics - things have been hectic this week. She's coming good now though. I've been a little less able to write, so this post is about my other favourite pastime: reading. 📚 This week I started Aurora Burning by Amie Kaufman … Continue reading Better Late Than Never?
Reader Responses (IWSG May)
It's the Return of the 5th! Um, yes, well. Still recovering from my Star Wars geek-out yesterday (May the 4th be with you), today I bring the monthly offering from the Insecure Writer's Support Group. The IWSG, founded by Alex J. Cavanaugh, is designed "...to share and encourage. Writers can express doubts and concerns without … Continue reading Reader Responses (IWSG May)
Genre Motivation (IWSG March)
Welcome to the Insecure Writer’s Support Group day. On the first Wednesday of every month we blog about writing, hoping to encourage others out there. We are all about connecting, sharing, and ‘rocking the neurotic writing world’. Purpose: To share and encourage. Writers can express doubts and concerns without fear of appearing foolish or weak. Those who … Continue reading Genre Motivation (IWSG March)