Fremantle Press publisher Georgia Richter knocks her writing dream on the head in exchange for a new role as an editor September 7, 2019 I was going to be a writer when I grew up. That belief forged my identity from the age of six, when I won the Keilor City Library short story competition … Continue reading Some people are beyond a casual “thank you”
Brooke Davis, Lost and Found, author. Lost and Found Speaking with: Jon Doust, Boy on a Wire, author. Boy on a Wire
Is that the truth? It is a re-launch of a book, yes. But then a kind of game show about fact and fiction. Two team face off in a game called Is that the Truth. One team member is challenged by Chair Katie McAllister and the other team members have to determine fact or fiction. … Continue reading DOUST DAVIS
COURSE INFORMATIONIf you have ever wanted to use your creative instincts then this evening course is perfect for you! Join us for a short but deep journey into word-smithing. Release your ‘inner author’ and learn how to tell your story in a relaxed, supportive environment. Numerous writing vehicles will be explored including blogs, journals and … Continue reading GREAT SOUTHERN (WA) FOLK CHECK THIS OUT
You may have seen them, the stories in the papers about what to do during the downturn.According to all the big media players, the world is experiencing a major retraction in growth. Some think it is a good and sensible retraction and that unrestrained growth was insane and only heading for collapse.Your own view will … Continue reading Important work
I'm a very lucky man.Over the last two months I have had the pleasure of MCing bits and pieces of two great music festivals: Harboursound in Albany; Festival of Voice in Denmark.First, there was Albany's Harboursound.The chap above is Andrew Winton, the younger brother of the other Winton and one mean slide guitar player. His … Continue reading Two Great events to put in your diary for next year!
Once you have completed your MBTI® (Myers Briggs Personality Type Indicator) session with a Myers BRiggs Practitioner it is useful to remember two of its main ingredients:· Respect for difference· The I in MBTI®. means IndicatorFor example: It is not respectful to charge into another person’s life telling them you know all about them because … Continue reading Respect for difference
Personality models have been around since Hippocrates was a boy (460-377BC). He had four types – phlegmatic (listless & tired), melancholic (sad), choleric (easy to anger) and sanguine (content or optimistic).Models have survived the centuries and continue to be applied, developed and expanded. Why? Because they mean something, they serve a purpose and they work.The … Continue reading MBTI® Facts
It wasn't easy.A friend asked if I would help out, be a light relief in all the seriousness.I said yes.I regretted it.The thing was, and rightly so, participants expected that I, a co-presenter, would know all about the 16 different personality types that make up the Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator®.It was embarrasssing.I was funny, sure, … Continue reading How it all began
There is no doubt whatsoever that shopping is where it’s at. You only have to spend five minutes in your local and see the dudes hanging loose with their skate boards, the old folk gathering for a chat, the house-people hovering over milk not yet spilt and the young and fashionable preening over coffee.It’s not … Continue reading You ever ever feel like driving heavy objects into thick skulls?