Why do you write? For as long as I can remember, there’s been this voice…

Why do you write? It’s a strange one that. Why do people want to tell…

Why do you write? That’s a really good question, and one I genuinely haven’t given…

Why do you write?  I write because I have to. The characters and stories are…

  Why do you write songs?  Honestly, for the most part I think it’s ego….

Why do you write? Because I think. I write it down because it’s fun to…

How did I come to writing, and what drives me to write? Writers are always…

  Why do you write?  Because my head gets full of stories and it’s the…

  Why do you write? It’s been a compulsion all my life. It just came…

Why do you write?  I write because the stories in my head need to be…

Why do you write?  Originally, I started writing fiction (I’d been writing user manuals and…

Why do you write?  My mother cleaned out her cupboards some time back and found…

Why do you write?  Writing makes me feel alive. Writing allows me to take the…

Why do you write?  I write to explore the human condition. Emotion: desire, envy, greed,…

Why do you write?  I love spinning a good untruth to make the world seem…

Why do you write?  For my self-initiated projects, I find a story (trip over them,…

  How did you come to writing? When my kids were little I read them…

  Why do you write?  I was born in Central Queensland under the Tropic of…

  Why do you write? I started writing as a child (and then as parent)…

  Why do you write?  There’s a quote by Anne Dillard that I love: “She…

Why do you write?  Writing has always been my way of making sense of the…

  Why do you write?  I have a lot of stories in my head and…

Why do you write?  I’ve been writing for so long that it’s become like breathing,…

Why do you write?  I write because it’s a form of thinking and exploring ideas….

  Why do you write?  I’ve always loved reading, so writing, for me, is an…

Why do you write?  I just adore stories. It’s as simple as that. Listening to…

Why do you write? Honestly, if I go a day or two without writing, I…

Why do you write?  I write because my Dad is a writer and my Mum…

Why do you write?  I wrote my first book in 1968 when I was 27…

Why do you write?  It’s tremendously satisfying to turn a vague idea into a finished,…

How do you keep yourself motivated and disciplined? Easy – I love what I do!…

  Why do you write? I’ve always loved words and stories. Another thing I loved…

Why do you write?  I write poetry. Poetry for me is really about getting something…

Why do you write? I really have no idea. It’s the one occupation that draws…

Why do you write?  I write because I love writing. I’ve always loved writing, even…

Why do you write?   I write because I love it. I write because it makes…

Why do you write?  I write because I have something to say and for the…

Why do you write?  Love of reading, creation, control, broadening perspectives, connecting people, and inviting…

Why do you write?  Morbid curiosity. How did you come to writing? It came to…

Why do you write?  I am quite driven to write, but I don’t always enjoy…

Why do you write?  Writing lets me explore the insides of things, the ordinary and…

Why do you write?  It’s an addiction. I think we are all hardwired to tell…

  Why do you write?  I write because it is an important way of me…

  Why do you write?  I write because it helps me make sense of the…

Why do you write? Writing helps me better understand the world around me. It’s as…

Why do you write?  I do lose myself in the activity of writing; I’m often…

Why do you write?  I think I began writing to entertain myself. I travelled to…

Why do you write?  Writing is pure escapism, I can take my stories wherever I…

Why do you write?  I’d always had a fascination with books and writers, with writing…

Why do you write?   I think I’ve always been a bit of story teller (just…

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