The Power of the Mic

In September Elwood Writers recorded our Fathers’ Day stories for Vision Radio Australia (VAR). I accompanied Barry to the studio for his reading of ‘Phase’, a story about a young man whose relationship with his father deepens and evolves as he explores his sexuality. While Barry read, presenter, Tim McQueen, edited on the other side … Continue reading The Power of the Mic


The Writing Group

It is said that you can’t teach writing. Maybe not. But writers, I believe, can sure help themselves. Since 2008 I’ve been lucky enough to be a member of Elwood Writers (EW), a group that meets fortnightly in Melbourne’s inner city. I read on one member’s blog that our group is one of the most … Continue reading The Writing Group