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“Discipline allows creative freedom. No discipline equals no freedom.”

The quote from the title comes from Jeanette Winterson. Discipline. According to the Cambridge Dictionary, discipline is: training that makes people more willing to obey or more able to control themselves, often in the form of rules, and punishments if these are broken, or the behaviour produced by this training https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/discipline At first glance, this definition flies against creative freedom. But, as writers, we should be looking beyond the first glance. […]

The Power of Positive Affirmations

It’s no secret that positive affirmations work. You’ve probably heard someone recommend them before to help boost your mood, motivate you, or to generally improve your outlook on life. A positive affirmation is a self-truth. It’s a statement that we know or desire to be true, which we affirm and…

We will remember them. Always.

I took the photo above as I was walking my dog, Bindi, this morning. The kids in a house in my street had lovingly made tributes to our soldiers and displayed them outside their house. Australians were encouraged to show their appreciation for our military, both past and present, in […]