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Amy Witting, Afterplay (#Review)

Amy Witting’s first novel wasn’t published until 1977, when she was 59 years old, which is why she appeared in my late bloomers post a few years ago. 696 more words

Australian Literature

Betty McLellan, Ann Hannah, my (un)remarkable grandmother: A psychological memoir (#BookReview)

Betty McLellan’s Ann Hannah, my (un)remarkable grandmother: A psychological memoir disconcerted me at first. I’d never heard of a psychological biography (which, I presume, is the same as… 924 more words

Australian Literature

Helen Garner, Why she broke: The woman, her children and the lake (#Review)

Three years ago I reviewed Helen Garner’s This house of grief about Robert Farquharson who drove his car into a dam in Victoria, resulting in the deaths of his three sons. 954 more words

Australian Literature

The Rain Never Came: December Wrap-Up

December is here and Christmas is on its way – it’s that time of year when we often look back and take stock, and it seems a nice bit of synchronicity that this coincides with the six-month anniversary of the release of… 136 more words

Science Fiction

Motherhood & Creativity: The Divided Heart by Rachel Power

Genre: Non-fic/Interviews

The Blurb

Do women still confront the attitude that they have to choose between following their creative dreams and having children? In Motherhood and Creativity… 753 more words

For Readers

Blog: NaNoWriMo Day 23 (Stress! Exhaustion! Hope!)

There’s only one more week left. Time has both flown and dragged, NaNoWriMo (or any challenging period of time) has a way of doing that. I’ve got my eye on the finishing line, and I believe I’m going to make it. 243 more words