The Creative Life Podcast with guest Darrell Pitt

The Creative Life Podcast: Episode Eighteen My guest is Darrell Pitt, author of A Toaster on Mars and the Jack Mason Adventures, a series of five novels including The Firebird Mystery, which was a Notable book in the 2015 CBCA awards. He was the first self-published author for Text Publishing to sign on, and it was the…

The Creative Life Podcast: Self-Confidence and Introversion in the Arts

The Creative Life Podcast: Episode Seventeen I know introverts working in the arts can struggle with self-confidence. How do we cultivate it within ourselves when so much of what we do is based on feedback, gatekeepers, stakeholders, audiences and more? It can be tricky. Books Mentioned Quiet by Susan Cain. (She also has the Quiet Revolution…

What I’m Reading October 2016

I bought Fight Like a Girl by Clementine Ford when I was in the city a week or two ago and consumed it overnight. Online reactions have been similar: ‘I couldn’t put it down’; ‘two days and I was done’ etc. Fight Like a Girl is the perfect book coming at just the right time, as the…