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Better Read Than Dead, tomorrow, 3pm

Don’t miss your opportunity to ask me anything you ever wanted to know about HADES tomorrow (Saturday 17th May, 2014) in Newtown at 3pm. Be there or be square!


On Sunday I attended one of the closing events of the Sydney Writers’ Festival; Johanna Featherstone’s wonderful Red Room Company presented a panel of those participating in its “Unlocked” program, a visionary initiative that sends poets into prisons to inspire the inmates to write poetry of their own. 211 more words

The Sydney Scene: The School Bus Gang

Who says there are no literary schools in Australia?

Here’s a close-knit group of Sydney writers, many past or future Contrappasso contributors, a cross-generational literary school known around town as the  21 more words

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Renewed Vigour

I have conquered the semester of doom! Final results aren’t in yet though, however in typical style they probably won’t be in for at least two months after they are supposed to, and then they’ll change their minds and remark it anyway. 363 more words


The Final Grade (and a sample!)

I learned quite a few things over the past few weeks doing the Creative Writing Course through the Sydney Writer’s Centre. I would have possibly preferred doing the one week intensive course face to face so I could have workshopped a little bit more with other aspiring writers. 1,349 more words


Final Week: Worst Work Ever!

This is the last week of the course in creative writing that I’m taking through the Sydney Writer’s Centre. I just submitted my last assignment, which I really don’t think is anywhere near as good as it could and should be. 172 more words


Descriptive Exercise: Port Arthur

I did promise that I would write up my descriptive exercise and why I chose to write about that particular place in my last post. Forgive me though, I have just been away for the last week in Brisbane. 776 more words