11 Years Blogging & 11 Things to Celebrate

Friends, I’ll be honest. I’m tired after a couple of 12-and-13 hour days of writing in a row. I was going to give myself the morning off before rolling up my sleeves and getting back to work but I can’t let today’s anniversary pass without mentioning it. So happy 11th birthday, dear blog. Here are…

A Tale of Two Alan Marshall Short Story Awards

  A little over a week ago I was announced local division winner of the 2017 Alan Marshall Short Story Award. At the same ceremony, I also received a local highly commended in the 2017 Nillumbik Ekphrasis Poetry Award. I’ve been in two minds whether to write about the occasion for a few reasons, mostly…

Trust the Process: 101 Tips on Writing and Creativity – my next book!

I’ve been alluding to impending news for a while now, haven’t I? Well, today is the day. Without any further ado, I’m excited to reveal the cover for my upcoming book, Trust the Process: 101 Tips on Writing and Creativity. Here’s the blurb:   There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of putting down in words…