Today I met a rich man. He was packing up his 4WD after a long weekend at the country house, over-looking the ocean, nextdoor. His face was heavy with several decades of Camembert and expensive Shiraz. He seemed embarrassed about his dog. He shook my hand as if he were going for a home run, … More Letter to a rich man at dusk.
July 11, 12 & 15th, (with a writing assignment between meetings) 11.am – 3.30pm in beautiful Denmark, WA, $350 Specific focus on your writing idea, personal feedback on work in progress, guidance on genre, structure, voice & key skills for powerful writing. This is a course for those with a burning idea. Limited places. Stories have … More Write of Passage: a 3-day journey to the heart of your writing in Denmark, West Australia July, 2015
It’s eight years since I left Australia full-time to explore beyond these shark-bitten frontiers. At that time I was empty of stories and exhausted with the thin pickings of a suburban existence on a land that cried out for … what? I’d been living in the Aussie bush for five years and seen snakes, whales, … More Australian Stories # 1 – Before the magpie sung me up.