• writing

    Don’t shrink from telling your stories

    My first ‘success’ in writing came in year 12 English when I submitted a short story and received an A+. I was shocked and embarrassed when the teacher handed it back to me with the red mark at the top right of the page. My older self knows the story was about forgiveness and trying to make sense of the world, but I really didn’t expect anyone else would think much of the story. Even with this small success, it felt excruciating to bare myself to anyone – there’s so much angst at 17. That year of English study was…

  • Telling Your Story

    The Journey to Self-publish

    In the past ten years, we have helped about 500 people self-publish. It is such a delicious part of what we do because we are walking alongside somebody while they bring a story to life. I tell people that the…