I promised last time that I hadn’t said all I was planning to say on the subject of planning, and I also promised that I would let you know how the workshop I was going to went. It went... brilliantly. And completely changed my ideas. Since spending a day with the amazing Kate Forsyth, Building Castles in the Air at the ACT Writers Centre (gosh, I wish they would find their missing apostrophe!), I have developed a whole new lease on life in planning. I now understand my own s
When I met Sir Terry Pratchett I was taken by his quiet charm and
intense intelligence. Having just flown half way around the world for
the first time in several decades just for the chance to have drinks and
nibbles with him, it was a moment of absolute delight for me, only one
of many of his most ardent fans.
What gave me this coveted chance? Not quite winning the Terry Pratchett Prize in 2013, Anywhere But Here, Anywhen But Now.
It didn't matter, the winning