25 posts tagged food for thought

Celebrating the Little Wins in a Writer’s Life

It's come to my attention that us writers have a tendency to gravitate toward negative thinking. Or at least, I certainly do. Perhaps it's all those rejections, the lack of decent pay, the irregular hours or a combination of these factors that get us feeling a bit down on ourselves (and the world) from time to ...

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Ballet and Bad Boys

When I used to do ballet, one thing that I always thought would enhance my enjoyment of it was if the music was different. Why couldn't we perform classical ballet to modern music? While this wasn't exactly possible while doing exams for the Queen's RAD, there are choreographers and dancers out there doing it, and ...

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An Ode to Summer – Kinfolk

I really admire what the wonderful people over at Kinfolk magazine do; celebrate the simplicity of good food and good company. As someone who lives in an industrial area of Sydney, I often find myself longing for the quiet beauty of the landscapes featured in their publication. I came across this stunning short ...

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Before the Day Starts – Kinfolk

I am someone who very much thrives on routine. I get up at 8am each morning, stumble downstairs and make myself a cup of tea. By 8.30am I like to be back upstairs, and at my desk where I'll spend half an hour skimming over emails, social media notifications, the content schedule for Writer's Edit and whatever else, in ...

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No Vacation for the Author

A writer never has a vacation. For a writer, life consists of either writing or thinking about writing" Eugene Ionesco I read this quote months ago, but it's only now that I've given my novel to beta readers and am awaiting feedback, that I fully understand it. I've always felt that when I travel abroad, or when I ...

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