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 […]

There’s No Room For Imposter Syndrome Here

Just before I went through the security gates at the airport, I remember turning to my husband. “I can’t do this,” I told him, panic lacing its way through my voice. “Yes you can. Off you go!” he said cheerfully. He’s ever optimistic, positive to a fault at times.  The fear and doubt clawed in […]