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Stormcrow Silver: Vicious and Ambitious

On August 24th 2022, a very special moment occured on a very special night. Myself and my fellow writer Christine Betts were hosting our first Write & Sip fundraising event for Gold Coast Writers' Association at Whisky Lounge Mudgeeraba. Our writing comrades Kellie and Selena were also in attendance. During the evening, we learned that… Continue reading Stormcrow Silver: Vicious and Ambitious

Kate's Writing Journey

Schrödinger’s Man

Schrodinger's Man: A man who is both a protector and also scared of the person he is apparently protecting. This week my best friend moved to North Queensland to start her first job as a newly graduated Marine Biologist. Her partner is fully supportive of her and her career, and together they are on their… Continue reading Schrödinger’s Man

Inspiration For Writers, Kate's Writing Journey

Reflections: A Finalist in the Wild Atlantic Writing Awards

On December 6th, I received an email from Ireland Writing Retreat that I had been selected as a finalist in the Wild Atlantic Writing Awards in the Flash Fiction category for my entry 'Reflections'. This was a nice little milestone to sneak in before the year's end, and I have certainly started 2023 on a… Continue reading Reflections: A Finalist in the Wild Atlantic Writing Awards

A NEW RELEASE, Books By Kate, Kate's Writing Journey, Kate's Yearly Goals

UPDATE: New Releases

Hello hello! I've been quiet on the blog front for the past few months, as I have been so busy with study and working on my two new releases, Bedouin Boy and Grave Bargains, ahead of their release dates on Halloween and Friday the 13th of November. I am still sharing my Daily Writing Inspiration… Continue reading UPDATE: New Releases

Kate's Writing Journey

Writing What My Soul Needs Right Now

I admit I had a bit of a meltdown last night. I live in Tweed Heads, in the Norther Rivers region on the Far North Coast of New South Wales in Australia. Tweed Heads is right on the border with Queensland. The suburb of Coolangatta is on the Queensland side, and our two suburbs are… Continue reading Writing What My Soul Needs Right Now

Kate's Writing Journey

Believe in your dreams, even now.

My writing goals have transitioned well during this strange time. During lockdown, I have worked hard to get some tasks on my to-do list done, including re-publishing all of my previous releases to Kobo and Google Play Books. My travel goals have not transitioned so well. I've been faced with some very challenging questions during… Continue reading Believe in your dreams, even now.

Kate's Writing Journey, Quotes About Writing

Letting Go

Last week I discovered the libraries here on the Gold Coast hold an event called 'Writing Fridays', a structured day of writing using the Pomodoro Technique. Writing Fridays have been on hold since the libraries closed, but they recently announced that Gold Coast writers could now join free virtual Writing Fridays sessions every Friday from… Continue reading Letting Go

Inspiration For Writers, Kate's Writing Journey

Name A Book That Changed Your Life

  Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert. I have read this book twice. The first time I read it with rose-coloured glasses expecting a book full of encouragement to follow your creative dreams no matter what. As a creative writer, I was somewhat disheartened by Liz's honesty about the reality of living a creative life. I… Continue reading Name A Book That Changed Your Life