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