The School of English, Media Studies, & Art History, The University of Queensland
Faculty of Education and Arts
School of Communications and Arts
This paper accepts that new knowledge in the Arts is created through practice-led research and that creative writing is one expression of a practice leading to practice-led research outcomes. However, in trying to explain this methodological approach to 'outsiders: the practice-led researcher may be accused of circularity and/or self-delusion. The alleged circularity tends to be represented back to the researcher as '50 what you're saying is that 'practice-led research leads to knowledge that results from engaging in practice' Is that right?'