Embark on a writing adventure in 2017

Embark on a writing adventure in 2017

  Writing is an adventure. This means that we confront any given writing project (any given morning, any given page) with a mixture of steely resolve – and abject fear. To set out to write a book is like contemplating the Pacific Ocean, or Mount Everest, or the Sahara Desert. We know there’ll be challenges … Continue reading

Monday Motivation: Make ‘em hungry for more

Monday Motivation: Make ‘em hungry for more

To the Aztecs, the guns of the Spanish Conquistadores were magical weapons capable of destroying men at a distance. To the Aboriginal Australians, Capt Cook’s bark, Endeavour, was so other-worldly that they paid it scant attention. To my father, the everyday technologies that we all take for granted, would, had he lived, have seemed like … Continue reading

December Creative Saturday

December Creative Saturday

Invitation to Allaboutwriting’s Creative Saturday Enjoy a bit of literary fun at our next creative writing workshop on 3 December 2016 Be inspired by the cry of gulls as you release your creativity, build your confidence and allow your imagination to take flight. The workshop will be of equal benefit to more experienced writers wanting … Continue reading