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Feel, Felt, Found

Here’s a quick cheat sheet on ‘Feel, Felt, Found’ Those of you who found my last post on ‘Angry Customers Want to be Heard’ helpful might like to bookmark this.

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School workshops

Exploring picture books (Prep – Year 10) This workshop is a great way to engage students in their own creative writing practice. Younger children will discuss story ideas, plan their drawings and work towards a fini...

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Killer first chapters

There’s a secret to writing killer first chapters, but you probably won’t like it. The secret is that you have to have something worth writing about. There, I’ve said it. You can write thousands of words, ...

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After the first draft

A great way to improve your writing and to gauge if it’s meeting your expectations is to surround yourself with people who are as immersed in writing as you are and who will read your work and give you construct...

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Commas don’t bite

As someone who has always loved the sound of words, the shape of them, their meanings and origins, I am regularly surprised when people baulk at the idea of learning how to put them together properly. The perception i...

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