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Tag Archives: Writing
blog 76: In which I just sit back and let Meg Bauer do all the work.
My daughter Meg is one of my all time favourite writers. Here’s a little piece she wrote a while back about an incident that happened to her on a Melbourne train. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Intro: Train A girl is staring above her, … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Environment Award for Children's Literature, Meg Bauer, Melbourne, Wilderness Society, Writing 1 Comment
blog 8: In which I say, ‘Thanks a lot, Herman.’
I owe a great deal to Herman Melville – at least three books. One day after I’d quit my job and was trying to write my first novel (a novel that I thought I’d never finish and even if … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Don't Call Me Ishmael, Gregory Peck, Herman Melville, Moby Dick, Omnibus Books, Writing 1 Comment
blog 7: In which I rediscover my only attempt at a picture book
I definitely have a thing about the name Joseph. I chose it as my Confirmation name. It is also my son’s name. It was the name I used for the main character in my novel The Running Man. And my … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged picture book, Shaun Tan, Writing 9 Comments
Blog 6: In which I include a poem written by a 23 yr old me.
There was a little period in my life from when I was 22 through to 26 where each Christmas one of the things my mother Elsie would buy for me was a Diary. Each time she did, I made a resolution that … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Diary, poetry, Tom Waits, Writing 8 Comments
blog 4: In which I reveal how I was rejected by Paul Hogan
I know quite a lot of people who have dreams of becoming published writers and who struggle at times to remain positive and optimistic while on that noble quest. I know just how they feel. I made my first attempts … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Paul Hogan, Writing 12 Comments
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