I spent the weekend before Easter at the Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival. Bellingen is a beautiful town on the Bellinger River. It has a tiny population of just 2,721 but bats above it’s weight in terms of community. It also has a cafe strip to rival any city – this is a place that… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Writing
Those of us who blog, or like to read blogs are very aware of the power of words. However, this video says it in the most eloquent way possible. I first saw this video at a work conference last year, thanks to Kirri White at Success Coach for reminding me of it this morning.
Do you remember Ernest Hemingway’s short, short story. For Sale: Baby shoes, never worn.? At the Smith Magazine Larry Smith used Hemingway’s story as inspiration and asked his readers to describe their lives in six words. It was supposed to be a month long competition but now five years later it’s still going strong. Oprah… Read more »
Have you seen the book “Dear Me, A Letter to My Sixteen-Year-Old Self“? An array of celebrities write a letter to their teenage self. If you could jump in the DeLorean and head back to the future to meet up with the kid you once were what advice would you offer? Here’s my attempt.
Big cheers please, my friend Michele from Savannah Photography completed the 50,000 words in 30 days for NaNoWriMo.
On this last day of November I can celebrate my successful completion of NaBloPoMo. We won’t mention NaNoWriMo – that will get it’s own blog of humiliation tomorrow.
Podcast: Play in new window | Download The new novel by Chris Womersley is a dark tale with Gothic sensibilities. Womersley portrays a world of sadness and pain, set in 1919 in the aftermath of the First World War and in the midst of the Spanish Flu epidemic.
Saturday 6.00am – Rise early to avoid the family. Sit down at computer. Write sentence.