Writer On The Road
Giving you the tools you need to write your way to freedom, from wherever you are on the writing journey...
The show & its producer
There's a secret we intrepid adventurers know, a secret I learnt years ago when I lived on my yacht and sailed the Whitsundays here in Oz, and it's a secret that ninety percent of people don't know. It is possible to earn a living with your writing. I've been writing stories for as long as I can remember. I write, teach high school English, podcast and coach. I also dream of running away with the circus.
What people are saying about the show...
July 18, 2016 by Andrew Titmarsh from Australia
This is a great podcast, very informative and helpful. Has really helped guide me.
August 8, 2016 by Out There 'do'in it' from Australia
Great work Melinda... really enjoy your podcast. It is a credit to you how professional you have put the total package together... brilliant.
SEEKING TEENAGE STORY SLINGERS
THE NEW writing course for young people with a passion for storytelling. Do you have a story to tell?
Learn how to craft and clarify your stories with English teacher and author, Melinda Hammond. This course challenges you to get your story told.
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BEING A WRITER IS HARD work (listen to three authors, Rachael Johns, Lisa Ireland & Sally Hepworth tell you all about it here) and one of the hardest parts of being a writer is learning when to listen to which part of your brain. Sometimes it feels like there are dozens of voices in your head,…Read More
We all need inspiration to get into the writing habit. The following books are off my shelves and I found myself dragging them out whilst researching for my 30 Days to Better Writing Habits course. You can watch the videos here. And here’s a sneak preview of my upcoming book, based on what I learned…Read More
Once you’ve got something on the page, y0u have something to work on. Anything that prevents you getting those first words on the page has to be avoided. High expectations and thinking about the finished product rather than the task at hand can have a paralysing effect on those first words. Kate Grenville, The Writing…Read More