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Interview: Three Quick Questions with Adina West

CF: How has membership of genre specific organisations such as Romance Writers of Australia helped on your journey to publication?

AW: I think membership of any writers’ organisation like the RWA makes you take yourself and your work more seriously, which is a very good thing. 512 more words


Restaurants of Potts Point Series, Review # 4--The Sardine Room.

I’ve saved the best review for last. The Sardine Room is located in Challis Avenue, opposite The Fish Shop (see my earlier review) and the popular Italian eatery, Fratelli Paradiso. 347 more words


Restaurants of Potts Point Series, Review # 3-- Ms G's

This is the second Merivale group restaurant to be review in this series (see post for The Fish Shop). Ms G sits in the leafy Victoria Street precinct of Potts Point and although plain from the outside, is quite stunning when you enter. 212 more words


Ethel Turner, Tales from the "Parthenon" (Review)

Hands up if you’re an Aussie and didn’t read Ethel Turner’s Seven little Australians in your childhood. Surely no hands have gone up? Seven little Australians,  1,083 more words

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Jill Sanguinetti, School days of a Methodist lady: A journey through girlhood (Review)

When I read a memoir, particularly one by an unknown person like Jill Sanguinetti’s School days of a Methodist lady, my first question is why was this memoir written? 1,235 more words

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Monday musings on Australian literature: Guest post by Dorothy Johnston, writer and Barbara Jefferis Award judge

Literary awards, their role and import, have come under frequent discussion here at Whispering Gums. So, when writer Dorothy Johnston, whose The house at number 10… 1,100 more words

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Writerly Update, November

Hi Everybody,

It has been a crazy year for me. The reason why I haven’t been blogging as much on my creative writing updates is because I have been thoroughly focused on my creative thesis for university. 275 more words

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