Workshop in Brisbane – writing memoir

On Sunday I flew up to Brissy to attend a workshop at the Queensland State Library, run by the QWC. Facilitated by Patti Miller, it was on Writing the Real Story. While my focus is fiction, and novels (although am working on a novella en ce moment, god knows why, it seems from my reading [...]


Writing book reviews: How to post # 2

I have three new books: Madeleine: A Life of Madeleine St John by Helen Trinca The Memory Trap by Andrea Goldsmith All That Is by James Salter I don't know when I'll read them. I already have so many unread. But I'll put them into my inventory and put them beside the bed and get [...]

I’m back

Back from my quick LA/NYC trip. Six flights in 7 days with two long-haul, two 5-hours and two one-hours. Travelling with the Qantas crew was fascinating and about half way through I started taking copious notes. I learned a lot being in the crew bus with them from airports to hotels, during the milling around [...]