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Category Archives: Writing Events

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

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

Geraldine Brooks in Melbourne

Last week I went to see Geraldine Brooks in an event organised by Readers Feast bookstore. I am a big fan of Geraldine Brooks and it was fantastic to see … Continue reading

June 9, 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

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

Going Down Swinging Launch

Going Down Swinging is launching their latest collection in Ballarat, Saturday October 23. Grab a v-line ticket, a great book and a coffee and travel up – the trip will be … Continue reading

October 19, 2010 · 1 Comment

Wheeler Centre – 175 years of Victoria

Last night I attended the Wheeler Centre’s  Celebrating 175 years of Victoria event in Ballarat. It was fantastic to get some regional events from the Wheeler Centre after my usual … Continue reading

October 13, 2010 · Leave a comment

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