Valerie Khoo


This is the personal blog of Valerie Khoo – artist, author and podcaster. Valerie is passionate about exploring the worlds of creativity and business. She is co-host of the popular podcasts ‘So you want to be a writer’ and ‘So you want to be a photographer’. Valerie is a mentor to artists, writers and business owners on how they can turn their passions into thriving professional practices. She is author of ‘Power Stories: The 8 Stories You MUST Tell to Build an Epic Business’. Valerie is also CEO of the Australian Writers’ Centre, one of the world’s leading centres for writing courses.

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  1. Robinoz

    Great post Valerie … life in the country. Heh! Your point about the internet struck a chord. I spent a month in Vietnam earlier this year with free, fast and reliable internet; during 3 years in the United Arab Emirates, which is much more techno-savvy than Australia, I got unlimited, reliable internet access for about $15 AUD per month. At Alice Springs, I get broadband which works most of the time, is expensive, limited in quantity, and runs hot and cold. Some days I could run faster than my internet connection (and I’m well past spring chicken stage). Such is life … rush on the NBN (rofl)

    1. Valerie Khoo

      I hear you Robin. And I feel that pain!

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