Setting Writing Goals

Welcome gangsters. Well we all have dreams don’t we? Some people want to take over the world. Others want to arrive at work without having spilled coffee on their shirt. …

Objects in Fiction

Don’t object to this post, gangsters. When one thinks of ‘objects’ in fiction, two questions may come to mind; how do literal objects drive a story’s plot, as well as, …

History of The Writer

Maybe a little history lesson is in order. I would start here gangsters. Don’t stop here though, get some thoughts going. How has the image of the writer changed over …

Empathy in Writing

Now I know that feeling empathetic doesn’t sound so gangster, but let me make you an offer you can’t refuse. If you really want to know your characters and how …

The Creative Process

Hello gangsters.  I hope you liked that last discussion piece. Just tell me, how many of you went and got a cookie after reading it? Hmm, thought so. As promised, here …

Let It Swim

  Editing tips for listening to your inner literary gangster Welcome gangsters. Like the innocent young kid who comes to get a job at a family friend’s pizza shop it …

The Australia Times

Hi Gangsters! I just want to share some gangster success with you in this post – my profile at The Australia Times magazine’s website is now up and running with …