Creating is a Wonderful Thing

It’s 12 pm on Saturday night. I am ecstatic, my cheeks red with exhaustion and exhilaration at the same time. No, I am not clubbing or at a party with friends. Here I am, sitting alone at the wooden dining room table, my heart pumping in my chest. I’ve decided that being a writer is … Continue reading Creating is a Wonderful Thing

Tangiweto

My name is Ataria Rangipikitia Sharman and I am one of six Māori writers who has been selected for Te Papa Tupu. I am also a tangiweto. How do I know this? Well… I cry. A LOT. But how is this related to the writing journey that I am so excited to be a part … Continue reading Tangiweto