Last Friday I had the pleasure of reading my poem ‘You and I’ ( a copy of the poem can be seen at the bottom of this post) at the Upper Hutt Library Poetry Awards evening in Wellington, NZ. I was super excited to be asked to read at the event as not only was … More Every day should be a poetry day…
Once you have written about writing, spoken about writing and read about writing, there is only one thing left to do – listen about writing. For those moments where you can no longer put pen to paper or for when its not possible for you to write, sometimes it is nice to listen to what … More Listen to this: My top 5 podcasts for self-publishing/writing
Over the past two years I have been secretly beavering away at a project that I wasn’t sure whether I would ever finish or even have the confidence to share with the wide world. Yet, here I am sitting at my desk staring at a paperback with my name on it…my name on my first … More Publishing my first ever novel – ‘When Love Meets Lust’
The past eight weeks have absolutely flown by and the Future Learn course on creative writing I have been undertaking has sadly come to an end. I have learnt quite a lot in the past few weeks, such as how important it is to constantly read through your work and the significance of being able … More To the Future and beyond!
As one who doesn’t make New Year’s resolutions I made an exception this year in that I decided to set myself a goal to begin improving my creative writing skills, particularly in the area of writing fiction. Other than the recent task set by the BBC’s Script Gym I haven’t written fiction for a … More Learning for the future…
Hello Readers and a Happy New Year to you all! As you have probably noticed from some of my previous blog posts I do like to dabble in a bit of craft activity in my spare time! However, there is one craft that is a particular favourite of mine which is cross stitch. Therefore I … More Cross Stitch Crazy! – Reader Panel
Greetings Readers! I hope you have all had a wonderful Christmas and are now looking forward to celebrating the New Year. I have been making the most of the lull that occurs between the 26th and 30th December so far, no that does not mean I have been stuffing myself with cheese….okay maybe I have … More The Monday Massacre – BBC Writers Room
Hello Readers! It has been a very long while since I have written on this blog but I am back again and really enjoying getting into some new writing projects, which I thought I would share with you all! Just last week I had an article published in the January 2017 editions of the luxury lifestyle magazines Ipswich … More Strike A Pose – Ipswich Resident Article