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. …

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 …

The Man And The Bird

A topic of discussion amongst many of my friends and I lately has been about how our own art, in all forms whether it be creative writing, visual, musical, fine …

In Another Life

I attended a fantastic writing class on Monday night at The Wheeler Centre. I was on a high after having completed my first day at my new job – training …