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Latest Project

My latest project is about to launch at the Backspace Gallery this weekend. Jason Nahrung and Kirstyn McDermott are curating an amazing exhibition Weathering the Future. In their words the … Continue reading

December 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Scrivener Advice

Are there any Scrivener users who read this blog? I’m after some advice. I am up to draft 5 on my novel, making changes post manuscript assessment. I am wondering … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

Twilight Talk – Tonight

Twilight Talk, Art Gallery of Ballarat. I’ll be talking tonight – Wednesday June 17, at 5.00pm (for a 5.30 start) at the Ballarat Art Gallery Twilight Talks. I will be … Continue reading

June 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Upcoming Events

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┬áVilla Fortuna┬ámansion in Bendigo. This is … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview with ABC Open

Here is a link to an interview I did about blogging with Amy Tselmanis at ABC Open Ballarat: https://open.abc.net.au/openregions/vic-ballarat-42Tn7FB/posts/blogging-tips-from-local-writer-melissa-watts-18vv1me  

February 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Toni Jordan on Plotting

Toni Jordan will be joining Ballarat Writers, Saturday April 21, to run a workshop on plotting. Click here for details and bookings.

April 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

If Dr Seuss delt with spam

A friend of mine has written this fantastic poem – An Ode to Spam. It’s a fantastic take on spam, in the style of Dr Seuss. Watch it here on … Continue reading

March 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Noni reads Go the Fuck to Sleep

Last week I recieved my Text Publishing newsletter with the fantastic video 0f Noni Hazelhurst reading Go the Fuck to Sleep. If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out … Continue reading

July 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Year of the Novel with Sallie Muirden

In 2010 I completed the Year of the Novel course at the Victorian Writers Centre. I have been meaning to write about it for some time, but I seem to … Continue reading

January 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

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