‘What are you doing? You’ve been sitting there all morning!’
‘I’m trying to write the About page for the website.’
‘It’s easy, it’s a bio. Just keep it brief.’
‘What about this?’ Linzi Murrie writes. He has degrees in languages and literature, a PhD in sociology, and has taught in several universities. He writes, grows food in Widjabul country, has a passion for writing, for languages and architecture, and speaks passable Italian.
‘It’s a bit short.’
‘You did say brief…’
‘Okay.’ His history includes theatre work, cooking in restaurants, building and renovating. Linzi Murrie writes.
‘Shouldn’t it be, “Linzi Murrie is a writer”?’
‘I write, it’s what I do…but I’m not just “a writer”.
‘Mmmm…I think we overuse the verb to be in English, anyway.’