Q and A with Julie Mason from Rookie Writers

Julie Mason created the Rookie Writers of Rockhampton and Surrounds group to be a safe space for aspiring writers.

What is your greatest achievement?

I think my greatest achievement is realising what I want to do in my life and giving up work and going for it.

What is your favourite movie?

My favourite movie is Love Actually.

If you could live anywhere, where would it be?

Either the Sunshine Coast or Tasmania.

What did you want to be when you were younger?

A writer.

What motivates you in the morning?

My cats telling me to get out of bed and feed them.

What is your favourite place in the Rockhampton region?

Probably the gardens and the beach.

If you could have a superpower what would it be?

My superpower would be to have great self-esteem.

Which celebrity guests would you invite to a dinner party?

Darren Hayes.

What makes you laugh the most?

Probably my husband.

What’s your favourite way to spend a day off?

Probably in the garden.