Brisbane Fiction Writing Courses

There are two excellent quality creative/novel writing courses coming up in Brisbane in August and September, 2016.  I’m pretty excited and wanted to recommend them, just in case you have a book you’ve always wanted to write or know of someone who might like to enroll. I’ve been personally taught by Lauren Daniels from BrisbaneContinue reading “Brisbane Fiction Writing Courses”

Lauren Daniels notes from the Writers Group Convention 2016 Presentation

Lauren Daniels of the Brisbane Writers Workshop gave an excellent talk at the Writers Group Convention 2016 on the following topics: The Marketing Side: 3 Elements of Your Publishing Pitch 7 Tips: Strong Synopsis Unpacking the Editor: What You Can Expect I recommend checking out this blog post (link below) from the Writers Group ConventionContinue reading “Lauren Daniels notes from the Writers Group Convention 2016 Presentation”

Fiction Blitz with Brisbane Writers’ Workshop

On Sunday 28th August 2016, I’ll be heading off to a Fiction Blitz workshop with Brisbane Writers’ Workshop. I’m pretty excited because every time I attend a course run by Lauren Daniels and Josh Brockbank, I come away with a sense of creative delight, new ways of approaching story and practical tools that I canContinue reading “Fiction Blitz with Brisbane Writers’ Workshop”

The Novelist’s Helper

Tonight, I’ve been writing up my outline cards for Chapters 1 through to 23 of The Misadventures of Tuppence Weatherstorm. And I have a little helper. Miss Poppy is The Novelist’s Helper! I’m pretty sure she’s been giving me cat advice on the ragdoll cat in my story. She tells me to relax and haveContinue reading “The Novelist’s Helper”

‘Pause’ … Writer’s little helper

Tonight, on my way home from my day job, I fell into Kikki.K and purchased a gorgeous new writing pen and this fabulous ‘Pause’ 3 minute hourglass.  You can see them in the photo above with my new journal, and Miss Poppy, my sweet nine month old ragdoll kitten.  She’s inspecting them all for qualityContinue reading “‘Pause’ … Writer’s little helper”

Creative Writing, Reviews and How-To Articles

  This image above is from a how-to article that I wrote from Craft Found, one of the Hub Garden sites.  It specifically focuses on scrapbooking techniques that can be incorporated into mixed media art on canvas.  Here is the link to the article if you want to see how I did it. 2014 hasContinue reading “Creative Writing, Reviews and How-To Articles”

Doodling in my Art Diary

Well, it’s that time of year again.  The time to reflect on what we have achieved and what we might want to achieve in the coming year of 2014. 2013 has been a pretty good year for me.  I have created a lot of arty stuff including drawings, some paintings and jewellery. I met theContinue reading “Doodling in my Art Diary”