Category Archives: Motivation

Art Inspired by Poetry

With both writing and artwork, there are times when I enjoy the challenge of working to inspiration provided by someone else.  This year’s Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival, specifically the John Shaw Neilson Art Prize, provided such inspiration. The brief was … Continue reading

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Unearthing the Path to a Finished First Draft

For too long I’ve been stymied by where my novel is going.  Rather than a work-in-progress it has become a labyrinthine obstacle course designed by a paranoid mouse.  There is no sign of logical design. Path-markers, once clear and distinct, … Continue reading

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