Dr Roanna Gonsalves to mentor me

I just found out that I have been accepted into the Writing NSW Mentoring program for emerging writers from diverse backgrounds. This means I, along with five other writers, will be mentored by Dr Roanna Gonsalves and will receive $1,000 to help us spend time on what...

Second draft

Well, Varuna The Writers House delivered. I have a second draft of my novel! I even have a working title: Fearlessly and Wonderfully Made. At first I panicked at the idea of producing something in a week. Then I called my husband who gave me permission to sleep in,...

Write until you drop

I am thinking about writing. I am thinking about what I can write, and how I can make that more a part of my future. I am thinking about honesty. Whenever I start a new writing project, I get a sudden rush of other, excellent ideas for other, excellent projects....

I keep waking up happy

I keep waking up happy. It’s spooky. It’s as if someone has been doing a nightly operation on me, someone like Elijah Wood in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Instead of messing with my memories, my night gnome takes my DNA and examines the anxiety...