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…

The inheritance of dreams

When she was thirteen, Joan Mary stopped going to school. Her father, an Australian lighthorse solider in WWI, had died of toxaemia when she was…

A story of flying

Joseph Campbell used the term apotheosis to describe the burgeoning of consciousness that the story’s mythical hero experiences after defeating her foe, or ghost, or…

The purest strain

Approximately 14 kilometres off the coast of South Australia lies an island about the same size as Puerto Rico. For thousands of years Ramindjeri people…