NorthWrite 2018

The NorthWrite 2018 programme has been planned to give participants renewed energy and drive for their writing. Our presenters are all well-known within the New Zealand writing scene and we …

The Liebster Award

Believe it or not, the Liebster Award is a thing. It even has this medallion pictured below. My blogging friend over at A Z Pascoe has nominated me and so …

Dialogue in Writing

Dialogue is on my mind. I feel like it might be quite important for writing fiction. I could muse via lengthy prose about how dialogue breaks up blocks of writing, …

Understanding the Creative Process

I came across an article called ‘Demystifying the Creative Process‘, by Charlie Gilkey. Gilkey describes the creative process in four parts: preparation, incubation, illumination and implementation. The creative process is …

Writer’s Block

Unleash the inner light, the inner thought, the inner shadow that lies in between dos and don’ts, in between yeses and nos, in between comes and goes while the grit …