Mountains of Stories #2

A lovely workshop with a big group of people in the new Springwood Library complex. We were a bit worried about being in a glass-walled room but it turned out to be an… Continue reading

Mountains Of Stories Guest Post – Theresa Turner

Welcome to Theresa Turner, the first guest blogger from the writing workshop at Katoomba Library. Theresa had a LOT of fun at the workshop and was a really enjoyable presence. Her post is… Continue reading

Mountains of Stories – Invitation to a Blogging

Cymbeline and I spent a happy hour or two yesterday talking about just how great the workshop was that we ran on 1 August at Blue Mountains Library. Some of the aspects we… Continue reading

A Big Stone Rolls Inside…Again

Today I’m having a relaxing Sunday after Cymbeline and I ran a really fabulous workshop! I’m not exaggerating – participants described it using words like “masterful” and “I loved it”. At the end,… Continue reading

Now Available in Paperback – At Last!

Yippee!! I finally conquered CreateSpace and got the paperback up online. Things that were tricker than I expected: 1. The Table of Contents OK, this is largely my fault because I don’t have… Continue reading

Watch Me Self-Publish #6

Mugshots So I had new business cards and promotional mugs made…just a few mugs – one for Morgan and some for me as a reward for all the hard work. In between various… Continue reading

Happy Haiku Birthday To Me

Picture was supposed to be spooky… I caught up with Nike Sulway at the Australian Fairy Tales Society conference on Sunday and she told me about a Dutch tradition for birthdays: everyone writes… Continue reading

Claiming Insurance When Your Car is Written Off through the Carelessness of Aliens

! Nike Sulway posted about an online MOOC she and Boo are ambling their way through:¬† How Writers Write Poetry¬† The course is free and fabulous and presented by Christopher Merrill and Camille… Continue reading

Watch Me Self Publish #5 Post Mortem

Halibut On Amazon – It’s Online!! Well, that went ok! It’s not an overnight best-seller so it’s just as well I wasn’t expecting that. And I have to update the document (I got… Continue reading

Watch Me Self Publish #4 Author Central and CreateSpace

I wrote this last week and then forgot to post it – a bit submerged in doctors and things…also in sending out reminders to the reviewers…anyway… What You Can Do At Author Central… Continue reading