Novel Writing by Hand? Yay or Nay?

  If you follow me on Twitter you may have seen (a couple of months ago now) that I've been having a go at writing a novel by hand. I've long been hearing of the benefits of writing by hand. Heaps of authors do it (so I've read); Isobelle Carmody and Stephen King, for example. Then there were all these amazing … Continue reading Novel Writing by Hand? Yay or Nay?

#AWW2016 Review – Flywheel by Erin Gough

  I first heard of The Flywheel at the Tamar Valley Writers Festival earlier this year. Author Erin Gough spoke about her experiences discovering her sexuality as a teenager. Attending an all girls school she had never ever heard of anyone who was gay - it wasn't mentioned at school - there was not even any teasing, … Continue reading #AWW2016 Review – Flywheel by Erin Gough

My Leibster Award

Just over a month ago I learnt that Alisdair Daws had nominated my blog for a Leibster Award! Wow! Thanks Alisdair! I announced the fact to my family, (we were all gathered in the lounge room) who asked me what, exactly, a Leibster Award is. I had a vague idea, but thought I’d better head over … Continue reading My Leibster Award