All posts filed under: all about words

What does it mean to be a writer?

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Acceptance / all about words / Balance / Blogging / life long learning / mistakes

I haven’t really thought about this question until now. On completing a five week course in Creative Writing today I am almost ready to hang up my pen! I didn’t research the course in great depth as I just thought it would be great to do during this time of home isolation. In fact the course was geared very much toward writing fiction novels and the development of character, scenes, point of view, momentum etc. […]

What is blogging about for me?

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all about words / Anonymity / Balance / Blogging / family history / Gratitude / privacy / sharing

I started this blog about ten years ago with the idea it would be an avenue for me to write regularly. At times I DO write regularly however it often has quiet spells where I have nothing to much to say. Do you ever get asked “What is blogging anyway?” I try to answer it but I can’t find adequate words to describe the experience. Last year I was leading a philosophy discussion group so […]

Creativity can involve hard work!

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all about words / Cohuna Victoria / creativity / family history / finding your passion

Some time ago I found some letters my mother wrote to me in the early 1980’s. We didn’t have phone access as we were living in a remote community in North West Australia so we tended to write to each other regularly instead. Over time I have collated the letters, numbered the pages of the 38 letters and then scanned them last week with a photo scanning app. It took me ages but now I […]

Popular words in 2016

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all about words / Uncategorized

Have you noticed any words being used more often than usual in 2016? You know how some words take on a higher profile at certain times? They even get annoying and meaningless after a while. I have noticed that a lot of things are TRICKY this year and I have been caught up in using it myself. Some examples include the tension between China and its neighbours in the South China Sea is very tricky or the […]