Having one of those days? You have to write, you have targets to meet but everything that comes out is just blah.. forcing it is like painting a fence in the rain. But everything you know and have been told about writing is running on train carriages through your head: ‘you can’t edit a blank… Continue reading 10 Tips on How to Avoid Writing..
I have just delivered Miss 9 to her first dance competition. I have left her in the capable hands of her dance teachers for hair and makeup. Two hours from now I will see her along with two others from our school dance their first competition. A Lyrical Trio. Our local arts centre is a… Continue reading Overcoming Stage Fright
The short answer is that you don’t. Doubt will always remain. Sure it has different guises of fear, criticism, insecurity and panic. It is still doubt. Self-doubt is the killer of many a good idea that never got to see the light of day.So what if you are not good enough? Who cares. You are… Continue reading How do you deal with self-doubt?
It is a stormy day here in Perth. I sit by the window in our little blue fibro house ploughing my way through stacks of magazines. One by one I am bagging up old copies of Frankie, Smith, Womanhood, Better homes and Gardens and yes even those free magazines dispensed monthly by my local Coles… Continue reading Clearing Out!
I was very fortunate to attend a talk presented by Liz Byrski at the Ballajura Community Library last weekend. Liz shared with us the journey of writing her wonderful new book In Love and War. I have been a fan since I picked up a copy of Belly Dancing for Beginners several years ago. I fell… Continue reading Liz Byrski, In Love and War
I love podcasts, they make my working day bearable. Like most writers, I constantly strive to learn new things. Any random subject can hold my interest for a while but writing podcasts are my life blood to sanity. Without the soothing tones across my car stereo or in my apple budded mobile ears my writing… Continue reading Podcast Developers – I Thank You.
I admit that I am procrasti-blogging. I know it is not a real word, but it is a real state of mind. I need to be line editing Allison Song Bird, I need to move along, get things done, get it going, get on with it. I just need to do it! Plain and simple.… Continue reading Line Edits – Just Do It!