Posts by Amy Paulussen

Posts by Amy Paulussen

Musing

I’ve been reading some non-fiction lately. This is unusual for me. I’m not used to the patterns of the genre and one feature has stuck out: the lengthy portion at the start of the books devoted to convincing me that the book is worth reading, that my life/country/the world is doomed if we don’t know this, do this. I already have the book, I’m keen to get to the research,…

Musing

This week, after the America’s Cup win, we heard how close Team NZ were to giving up. After years of training and racing, rethinking their strategies, watching the rules change, getting so close to victory and failing… I bet they thought it was all for nothing. I’ve been writing now for six years, sending out manuscripts, logging rejections, revising,…