Dreaming Stories to Life

Imagination isn’t something we lose. It’s who we are. It is our ideas, our stories, our hopes, and our dreams. What a thrill it was…

Daydream or Perish in Good Reading Magazine

I’m thrilled to be able to share the wonder of my first writing retreat experience with readers of Good Reading magazine in their Writer’s Life section, published…

Singing Over the Bones

Generally speaking, when it comes to pursuing writing as my vocation I’m well-accustomed to odd glances, smirks, ‘arty-farty’ and ‘airy-fairy’ responses. Or, as my year twelve high…

Speak friend and enter

Postcards from History, Mystery & Magic No. 3: Dearest, Days three and four on our History, Mystery and Magic retreat have been at ‘home’ in…

Daydreaming stories to life

Postcards from History, Mystery & Magic No. 2: Dearest, Our History, Mystery and Magic writing retreat is living up to its name. I woke up…

The dreaming spires of Oxford

Postcards from History, Mystery & Magic No. 1: Dearest, No matter the weather, Oxford is golden. The stones are a honeyed hue that is truer than…

It’s a wrap. Thank you 2015 #AusNZFest!

What a weekend! The 2015 Australia New Zealand Festival of Literature and the Arts at King’s College in London was a chocker-block whirlwind of words…

2015 #AusNZFest

Following a wildly successful debut last year, it’s that wonderful time again when antipodeans congregate in London to celebrate the very best literature and art we have…

I’ve gone a travellin’…

I’m heading south for the winter to follow the sun home. Tonight we begin our 50+ hour journey to New Zealand, a place I’ve longed…