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It’s that time of year again and I am busy trying to promote the 2012 Ballarat Writers and Illustrators Festival. With a swag of Australian children’s and young adult (CYA) … Continue reading

August 10, 2012 · 3 Comments

Cops and Robbers – Writing Crime

I’m busy publicising Ballarat Writers next fantastic workshop and thought some of you may be interested – August 11 – Cops and Robbers; writing the perfect crime scene with Jarad … Continue reading

August 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

A year in a writer’s group committee

2011 was a big year for Ballarat Writers Incorporated and I learned a lot being part of such a fantastic committee. 

January 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Southern Cross Literary Competition

Do you have a short story up to 5000 words sitting in the bottom drawer? Ballarat Writers are running the Southern Cross Literary Competition worth $1000. This year’s judge is … Continue reading

September 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

Ballarat Writers and Illustrators Festival

 I’m pleased to report that this weekend was a great success for the Ballarat Writers’ and Illustrators’ festival for 2011. This year’s theme was ‘words and pictures’ with a focus … Continue reading

September 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

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


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

Pure Poetry Recital 2011

Last year I went along to Ballarat Writers Pure Poetry event in the Art Gallery of Ballarat and was blown away. This year it’s on again. Hear the Australian voice … Continue reading

May 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Writing Events

I’m feeling invigorated at the moment by a range of different writing activities going on around me. Last Thursday Tim Pegler and Leanne Hall were guests at the Ballarat Writers … Continue reading

April 17, 2011 · Leave a comment

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