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Clunes Booktown Recap 2: Crime in the Country

Proudly carrying a brown paper bag with the ‘Readings’ logo embellished on the side, handles twisting under the strain of probably too many newly purchased books, I made my way to the second and final panel I would be attending at Clunes Booktown. This session was about Crime in the Country and was held in… Continue reading Clunes Booktown Recap 2: Crime in the Country

Exploring, reading, Writing

Clunes Booktown Recap 1: Exploring Teen Reading Culture

Last weekend I joined thousands of booklovers, writers and creatives and headed to Clunes for the annual Booktown Fesitval. Clunes is a small regional town just outside of Ballarat which averages a population of around two thousand people. When it comes to the Booktown time of year, poor Clunes gets so flooded that a lot… Continue reading Clunes Booktown Recap 1: Exploring Teen Reading Culture

Writing

Writing about your work

Hi all! Here you can read my thoughts on ‘Writing about your work’, as published on the Ballarat Writers Inc. Blog.

Happy writing! 🙂

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Last Monday I sat at my computer, fingers poised over the keyboard, ready to take notes on the Writer’s Victoria webinar ‘How to write about your work’ hosted by Claire Capel-Stanley. Normally, this is the sort of course I would shy away from, telling myself that its only for well-established, published writers. Why would I need to write about my own work? Surely my small list of accomplishments will look insignificant and not worth sharing?

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5 Podcasts to add to your library

Writing is all about community. It might not be the first thing we assosciate with writing – we all know about the mythical long, dark nights of the soul when a book is supposed to pour from you to the page. While we might be lucky enough to experience thesenights from time to time, in… Continue reading 5 Podcasts to add to your library