Valerie Khoo


This is the personal blog of Valerie Khoo, CEO of the Australian Writers’ Centre, one of the world’s leading centres for writing courses. She is author of ‘Power Stories: The 8 Stories You MUST Tell to Build an Epic Business’ and co-host of the popular podcasts ‘So you want to be a writer’ and ‘So you want to be a photographer’. Valerie is also a mentor, keynote speaker and tech-junkie. She is passionate about exploring worlds of creativity and business. READ MORE

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  1. Nicola

    And then there’s specific and pacific!
    Good post Valerie. I think it’s a sad sign that people just don’t read enough these days so they can’t recognise the differences between these words. Or they only read facebook posts which would be clever if only they were spelt right – like “My phone battery last longer than your relationships.”

    1. valeriekhoo

      Specific and pacific. Oh YES!

  2. Glenn Mabbott

    Can we have a common language primer too/to/two please Valerie.
    I find some Aussies still confuse You’se for ewes. I love you’se all, even the goats who like to box.

  3. Alvaro

    your so right 😉