Why great classical texts aren’t just a good read, they’re good research: How to Write Better Characters.

A few weeks ago I turned the last page of 1984 by George Orwell and placed the book back on my nightstand. I rolled over, closed my eyes and tried to slip peacefully into sleep. I lasted all of 10 minutes before I sprang back up, grabbed my phone, and wrote down the name of …

A Guide to Writing For Stimulus

Hello and welcome to my TEDxTalk. Not really, but close enough. In this blog post, we’re going to be talking about writing to a stimulus; the challenges it brings, what it really means and how to best approach it. This blog is very much pointed at HSC students, but I think everyone can benefit from …