Camp Nanowrimo Update

Camp Nanowrimo Certificate

I feel like a bit of a fraud. … 

 

Camp Nanowrimo

Camp NanowrimoIt’s probably a little late in the day (or the month) to be talking about Camp Nanowrimo for the first time. … 

 

Purple Predicament

Purple

I’m thrilled that my poem Purple Predicament was published today at Australian Children’s Poetry. … 

 

Book Binge

Hester and Harriet2I finished reading Hester and Harriet.  It was one of those long weekend indulgences: I binge on books in the same way others binge on chocolate. … 

 

Hester and Harriet

Hester and HarrietAt last, a story where older women take centre stage. Apart from Miss Marple, that is. … 

 

Ways to create

There’s nothing like the excitement of waiting for a parcel to be delivered, especially when that parcel contains a book. But this time it wasn’t only a book. Art Kit … 

 

Why write for children?

Writing for children

A little while ago I realised I want to write for children.

I have written for children before but I’ve also written for adults. Until recently, I wasn’t sure which I preferred.

Many people want to write stories for children. They figure they know the territory: everyone has been a child, after all. It’s a chance to write about issues they experienced growing up. A sort of therapy, perhaps, or just a case of writing what they know. Language and plotting are simpler. It must be easier than writing for adults, yes? … 

 

Re-inspire

MeditationI’ve just discovered another wonderful author. … 

 

Belated Happy New Year

It’s well and truly 2016 and I’ve even stopped writing 2015 by mistake. As this is my first post for 2016….

HAPPY NEW YEAR.

I wish you a great year ahead and much success with your writing, whatever that may mean to you.

Straight after Nanowrimo last year, I had three weeks to get ready for an overseas trip.

Here are some clues to my destination:

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Celebrate your success here…

Winner

Just when you thought you couldn’t write another word, NaNoWriMo is over.

It doesn’t matter if you crossed the 50,000 word line or not, if you participated, you’re a winner.

Congratulations.

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