Reader, writer, blogger at www.readability.com.au
Fleur Morrison is a former journalist, public relations practitioner and radio producer who is now a stay-at-home mother of three. She tries to write and read whenever she gets a chance... which isn't often enough these days. <br> <br> She has established <a href="http://www.readability.com.au" rel="nofollow"> www.readability.com.au</a> to throw around some ideas about books and reading, and to try to put a stop to her habit of starting a book and only realising 20 pages in that she's already read it. <br> <br> Fleur also runs copywriting and editing business <a href="http://www.wordstore.com.au" rel="nofollow">www.wordstore.com.au</a> to help businesses and organisations communicate better.
Bob Dylan is right.
Could it be that gossip magazines fulfil our deep and very human desire for storytelling?
04/06/2017 6:18 AM AEST
Eventually, their heartfelt masterpiece might find its way onto tables marked '3 for $10', where, in all likelihood, it will remain.
28/05/2017 6:16 AM AEST
Authors risk exposing their own private desires when their characters get frisky.
21/05/2017 7:07 AM AEST
Since becoming a mother, I have come to appreciate more and more the diverse, complex depictions of motherhood in fiction.
14/05/2017 6:38 AM AEST
Whether you're 'babe', 'chicken' or 'mouse', take heart that your pet name is spoken with affection. (Unless it's 'muffin'.)
06/05/2017 6:03 AM AEST
Books can blur the line between good and evil.
30/04/2017 6:39 AM AEST
Don't like AFL? Join the (book) club!
23/04/2017 6:26 AM AEST
The brave, new(ish) world of citizen reviews can inform, but they can also misguide.
15/04/2017 4:29 AM AEST
When you read them out loud, you are almost singing, and there is undoubtedly something joyful in that.
01/04/2017 6:19 AM AEDT
The sadness we hear in music, literature and film is strangely irresistible.
26/03/2017 6:10 AM AEDT
Go on, show some spine.
19/03/2017 4:25 AM AEDT
It would be a terrible shame to lose the opportunity to visit physical bookstores, whatever form they might take.
12/03/2017 10:39 AM AEDT
I read because of the way it makes my world a bigger, more complex and exciting one.
05/03/2017 6:23 AM AEDT
Every reader brings their own biases, moods and habits to the story.
26/02/2017 6:08 AM AEDT
For readers, commuting offers that most elusive of luxuries -- free time.
13/02/2017 6:45 AM AEDT
I'm not sure that all of this focus on food is bringing us any level or joy.
05/02/2017 7:02 AM AEDT
I'm sitting on the fence.
25/01/2017 10:47 AM AEDT
They're fictional, but that doesn't make the loss any less real.
18/01/2017 1:31 PM AEDT
We try to dissuade our children from falling into gender stereotypes, but what about our own?
11/01/2017 9:38 PM AEDT
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