Friday, 27 May 2016

Catch up and time to write

So...

it's been a long time since I took care of my blog, a lifetime has come and gone in a year
and I'm well again and waving from a May Gibbs Literature trust fellowship at Rothbury on Ann
in Brisbane.   What a gift of time in my career and life when I need it most.

I have several writing projects to juggle and with the perspective of a year's illness I am more
discerning/practical/ruthless and begin to realise how much I want to write and create.

I have had a year of no writing and no reading.  I wasn't well enough to do either of these important things, but armed with a suitcase of bits and pieces of manuscripts I am forging ahead and ripping to shreds those bits of stories I have held onto for years and I just don't think they will work anymore.
And writing
and rewriting
and entering competitions, just like I used to do when I first entered the writing arena.

It gives me purpose, a sense of satisfaction.

If you want more information about how you can apply for a career changing writing residency
here is the link.

Thanks May Gibbs Literature trust and Judith Russell.




3 comments:

dianne said...

Lovely post, stay well xx Dianne

Kylie Parkinson said...

I am glad you are back on the wellness and writing wagon - it's a greater vehicle with you on it! Stay healthy and keep that writing gift of yours going xx

Life's a poem said...

Thanks Dianne and Kylie. It is a blessing to be writing again.