It doesn’t have to be right; it just has to be done

Te Papa Tupu Workshop Two saw us mentees heading out into the wild world of the Auckland Writers’ Festival. It was a flurry of voices, words, and ideas. Immersed in the menagerie, new questions emerged each day about the characters we’re carving across our pages and our processes as ‘writers.’ It was an incredible opportunity […]

New Funding Opportunity For Writers

About the fund Creative New Zealand funding for individual artists and arts practitioners to develop skills that increase career sustainability and future-proof business practice. Apply here. Amount: $5,000 – $10,000 Artforms: All Artforms   Funding rounds Opened: 19 Sep 2022 Closes: 14 Oct 2022, 1PM Results due: 25 Nov 2022   Who can apply? This fund […]

Sarai’s First Blog

My first book was written around 2004. When I was ten years old, we went on a family trip to visit some cousins in America. It was the first time I’d ever seen snow in real life. To be fair, it wasn’t high-quality, A-grade snow like the stuff I’d seen in the movies. The snow […]