I know nothing about poetry. I never read, studied or had any interest in it. I blame my glutinous left hemisphere. And my lack of patience. To read – and appreciate – poems you need to be the type of person who stops and smells the roses. Yet, here I am taking a short course… Continue reading A left-brainer does poetry
Last Friday, making our way to Chilli India in Melbourne’s CBD for dosas, my friend Art asks me about my book idea. We had just seen Toni Jordan interview Liane Moriarty for The Wheeler Centre in a jam-packed Athenaeum Theatre. Liane, Toni tells us as she introduces the no.1 New York Times bestselling author, is… Continue reading Liane Moriarty and the writing process
I’ve just finished reading A man without country by Kurt Vonnegut. I'd love to quote the whole book, but that’d be plagiarism, so here’s a quote on creating that stood out for me: Go into the arts. I'm not kidding. The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human… Continue reading How often do you create?