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Twilight Talk, Art Gallery of Ballarat. Wednesday June 17, 5.00pm. Gold coin entry. I will be discussing women cartographers of WWII who were based at Villa Fortuna mansion in Bendigo. This is … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Manuscript Assessment

Last month I hit two scary milestones – my baby turned 1 and started childcare, and my novel went out on its own for a manuscript assessment. The first day … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · 4 Comments

Poetry Performances at Ballarat Bergonia Festival.

Ballarat Writers has once again teamed up with Federation Uni to create a wonderful ekphrastic poetry event. This time the Ballarat Council and Writers Victoria have also joined the group … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 2 Comments

Getting back to blogging

I have to admit that this blog has taken a little bit of a back seat over the last few years. There are a few reasons. Firstly, I have bought … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · 3 Comments

Writing and Loss

Melville Caves – A favourite camping place with my grandparents Over these last few months I have experienced the death of two people who were close to me. In the … Continue reading

December 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

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

Who were the feminists before Peppa Pig?

After this week’s Piers Ackerman Peppa Pig fiasco I got thinking about feminism in kid’s show.

December 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

Why I love Graeme Simsion

In October I had the good luck of meeting and Interviewing Graeme Simsion, author of The Rosie Project. He was a guest of the Ballarat Writers for one of our … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

2013 Southern Cross Literary Comp

I’ve been working hard over the last few months to promote the Southern Cross Literary Comp. Please see the details below and share with anyone you think may be interested. … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · 2 Comments

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