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Category Archives: On Writing

Deborah Burrows – A Time of Secrets

On reading selfishly.   I’ve just finished reading Deborah Burrows’ A Time of Secrets, a novel that I picked up because…well…the cover caught my eye. So yes, I did judge a book … Continue reading

January 5, 2016 · 5 Comments

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

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

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

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

Finding God?

If you stare at a religious artefact long enough can it convert you? Yes, I am seriously asking that question. It’s not the type of question I’d usually ponder, being … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · 4 Comments

A quick fling or a long-term relationship?

Over the past few months I’ve had some success with some short stories and poetry I’ve written. It’s been a really invigorating time for my writing and I can’t help … Continue reading

December 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

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