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Writers Festival in July

I’m pleased to announce that while I have resigned from my duties at Ballarat Writers this year, I’ve agreed to help out with publicity for the fantastic upcoming Death in July … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

I’m talking at the Melbourne Writers Festival

I am very pleased to announce that I will be a panellist and an interviewer at the 2013 Melbourne Writers Festival. I spent some time helping the team from MWF … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · 2 Comments

Place as Character – Toni Jordan Nine Days

 I’ve seen Toni Jordan speak at quite a few events, and I was fortunate enough to hear her again towards the end of last year at the Ballarat Mechanics Institute. … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Mint Lawn – Gillian Mears

I have a confession to make. It has taken me 5 months to read Gillian Mears’ The Mint Lawn. In that time Mears has been shortlisted for the Miles Franklin … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

Dulcie Deamer – The Queen of Bohemia

As the old adage goes, you should never judge a book by its cover. Which is exactly what I did when I picked up Dulcie Deamer’s autobiography off a small … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

International Women’s Day Inspiration

Today is International Women’s Day and I’ve been inspired by Whispering Gums to think of texts by women which have inspired me.  I’m busy today, running off to a Ballarat … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · 5 Comments

The Pines Hold Their Secrets

Jill Blee’s historical fiction always grabs a reader early because of its setting, and The Pines Hold Their Secrets is no exception. Set on Norfolk Island when it was a … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · 6 Comments

Tim Pegler

Over the last few months I have been helping Ballarat Writers to prepare for the Ballarat Writers and Illustrators Festival for 2011. As part of this I have prepared by … Continue reading

August 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

Workshopping

A few weeks ago I attended a Ballarat Writers workshop run by Alison Arnold from Text Publishing and Cath Crowley, young adult author. The day previous Cath Crowley had won … Continue reading

July 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

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