Memoir

02 Nov 5 Ways to Spice Up Your Stories

When my first book, Last Seen in Lhasa, was published I had a publicity schedule as long as my arm. The first 60-min interview was with the ABC radio host, gravelly-voiced Richard Fidler. The first thing Richard advised: “use word pictures”. It’s advice I’ve never forgotten…...

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23 Jul Believe in your story

Who’s going to be interested in the story of my life? Who cares? I hear that a lot from aspiring writers. Novelists think their stories are clichéd, another Harry Potter, another Bridget Jones. Memoirists believe they have nothing to say and their lives are boring. Travel...

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