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Leaning on Imperceptable Arms: An Interview with Matthew Pullar

Matthew Pullar is a self-described “teacher, writer, blogger, Evangelical Charismanglican living in Melbourne’s inner west, searching for words to console and to feed hearts and souls.” I caught up with him on Skype one of my Friday night’s (his Saturday morning) and discussed poetry, faith, mental illness, and the future. 770 more words

Spiritual Reflections

Overheard at the Writer's Workshop

Any writer, whether they love critique or not, gets a little nervous going into a workshop. People are about the go tearing into something you’ve worked hard on, and you’re hoping all your work won’t have been for naught. 576 more words

This Is My Life

The Protagonist: The Most Important Guy and the Reason's Why

When a reader picks up your tale, you want them to become invested. When you pick up a book, don’t you yourself want to relate in some way to what you are reading? 204 more words

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Nanomini in June

Here in Australia, the end of June marks the end of the financial year, and the beginning of two weeks of school holidays.

A year ago I would not have cared, except perhaps to comment on how nice it was not to fight the traffic during school drop off and pickup times. 608 more words

Thickening Skin: 6 Tips for Taking Criticism


Beginning writers are often told that they need to develop a thick skin. No one bothers to tell them how this is done or what exactly having “thick skin” means. 607 more words


To be a writer a writer must write: Virginia Woolf

“Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.”
Virgina Woolf (1882-1941)

On Writing

30. I celebrate all my accomplishments.

When a goal is set and achieved: tip your hat, raise your glass or accept the accolades. When we acknowledge our accomplished goals; we acknowledge our dreams can be reached. 9 more words

On Writing