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 artist. She is passionate about exploring worlds of creativity and business. READ MORE

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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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