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Writing: what it takes

A room of one’s own, a little divine inspiration, a dash of perspiration, a strong cup of coffee, and the ability to remain wholly undistracted by the internet – is that what it takes to write, or is there something else to it? 49 more words

Writing

Queensland spotlight at Wheeler Centre

I caught the Wheeler Centre’s Next Big Thing: Spotlight on Queensland event on Monday night. It reminded me of those heady days of Queensland Writers Centre’s Wordpool, cramming into a sweaty bar to hear a mix of established and upcoming writers bare their work. 334 more words

Writing

Working With Words: Anna Horan

Recently, the Wheeler Centre asked me to complete their Working With Words questionnaire.

I talk about being a late bloomer, studying writing as artists study art, my obsession with audiobooks, and Amy Poehler being my guiding light. 19 more words

Blog

Exploring African identity in Australia

Should people of African background, born either in Africa or Australia, be known as African Australians or Australian Africans – or simply Australians?

These are some of the questions of identity explored at a recent forum in Melbourne, sponsored by the Wheeler Centre. 818 more words

Radio

The Emerging Writer – An Insider's Guide to Growing Your Writing

The Emerging Writers Festival is an independent arts organisation run out of the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas in Melbourne. They aim to promote the interests of emerging writers, providing opportunities for professional development and engagement with the broader public. 886 more words

Writing

Good News Update

It’s always hard, or at least a little strange, announcing your own good news. Part of me likes sharing happy achievements, while another part of me wishes that everyone already knew, so I wouldn’t be bragging. 351 more words

News

Marvellous Melbourne!

Just a quick heads-up to say that if you’re in Melbourne I’ll be appearing at a special event at The Lindrum Hotel on Flinders Street at 6:30pm on Thursday 14 May… 52 more words

Books