Posts Tagged ‘Author’
I Take Off My Glasses To See
I take off my glasses to see The crisp edges of the world melt into each other as I take off my glasses and sink into the pool. It’s hazy and green in the daytime, but right now in the pink afternoon it is liquid black satin. Dirty from digging in the garden, I relish…Read More
For those who also have trouble starting. It’s Winter. It’s always hard to get up in Winter. It’s cold outside and warm in bed. And comfy. And cat. Cat is important. I wake up at 4am, go back to sleep until 6, then awake again as my warm snuggle buddy leaves a cold spot as…Read More
When you have pursued your dreams and lost your way. Something has been creeping up within my consciousness recently. It terrifies me. I’m not sure why or how it happened, but it did and now I feel ill. As if you found out someone took a vital organ and you have a limited amount of…Read More
What It’s Like Being An Aussie Author
I’ve been to cities that never close down. From Rio, to Southport, and old Busan town. I used to work on cruise ships and through that I’ve been to nearly forty countries. I’ve met authors from every continent (except Antarctica). It was a joke between a guitarist on the cruise ship and I, that we’d get a local beer from every port we stopped in. In that spirit I have some kind of beverage (alcoholic or not) with every author I chat to. These are the things that are what I’ve realised are vastly different, and vastly similar, when you are an Australian Fiction Author.Read More
What do I want to give the world (and why I’m afraid)
Sometimes you need to plumb the depths of your heart and soul to dig up why you aren’t going in the direction you want to be. This is one of my tentative steps in overcoming that.Read More
What it Means to be an Author
Who truly knows what being an author truly means? I can only hope I come close to it and that this blog helps to free and revive your creative spirit.Read More
Distracted Like a Pinball Machine
Sometimes being distracted can make you more productive, but you have to know how to use itRead More
What Would I be Doing if I Didn’t Have to Work?
Do you Work to Live? Live to Work? This blog comes from when I asked myself: What if you actually liked working? Then two years later needing to ask myself the same question again.
The real question is, though, If you didn’t have to work, what would you be doing?
Squashed Against A Glass Ceiling (Not the feminist meaning)
I’m an author. I’m also a business owner. You don’t get to be a good author without knowing business too. That’s just fact. I’ve owned one successful business in the past (2018 Currently). I’ve helped make others successful and I know business pretty well. But then… there is…Read More