The perils of writing a book that can (but doesn’t always) mess with your head

You know that you’re dedicated ready to be committed when you’re writing a book and the following things happen. Things that don't seem to perturb you, even though they should. - you conduct all business from bed. Phone calls, emails, conference calls, interviews, reading coroners reports and court transcripts, skype sex or any sex for that matter. - … Continue reading The perils of writing a book that can (but doesn’t always) mess with your head

Be afraid, be very afraid …

My friend and Walkley award-winning journalist, Sally Eeles has put together this rather awesome video of what I get up to as poet in residence at Blackstar Coffee. I'm humbled that Sal would want to create a piece about me and my writing. Yeah, I know - weird, right? Anyway, enjoy all of my 'umm-ing' … Continue reading Be afraid, be very afraid …

Poetry Warfare month at Blackstar

It's war. It really is. I'm waging war with words and a whole lot of verse, but it's only friendly fire. The idea is that I'll be writing at least a couple of hundred words of poetry every day for the duration of April. I'm also planning to poetry bomb Blackstar - that's right; poetry … Continue reading Poetry Warfare month at Blackstar