Category Archives: Art

Should you stay or should you go? How to decide if a writing course, workshop or retreat is what you need

Should you stay or should you go? How to decide if a writing course, workshop or retreat is what you need

I’ve been talking with a friend lately about writing retreats. My friend is thinking about signing up for a writing retreat and workshop with a known author towards the end of this year. This friend of mine is a brilliant writer so I was intrigued – why the interest in this workshop? I reminded my… Continue Reading

Six reasons to join a writers’ group

Six reasons to join a writers’ group

‘Writing isn’t about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end, it’s about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own life, as well.’ − Stephen King  In my newsletter last week, I wrote about how being a part of a writers’ group… Continue Reading

What I learnt from Seth Godin: insights on art and creativity

What I learnt from Seth Godin: insights on art and creativity

Show your work, magnify weirdness and say ‘here, I made this.’ In 2014, I had the privilege of seeing Seth Godin speak in Sydney. It was an ah-ha filled event. As a writer and business owner, Seth’s musings and insights on art, creativity and business are inspirational and at the same time, they’re jolting in their simplicity… Continue Reading