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Writers festivals and why they're important to up and coming writers.

If you’re a budding writer, then there’s an imperative to get yourself along to your nearest writers festival so you can rub shoulders with people of your own inclination. 263 more words

Daydreaming And Inspiration

Novel Update#24: In the Conversation

Last weekend I attended an annual local authors’ festival that I hadn’t been to in years. Wow, how times have changed.

When I used to show up to these events, I barely knew the writers. 351 more words


Event review: Perth Writers Festival 2017

Review of Family Day at the Perth Writers Festival 2017
by Matilda, 11, WA

On Sunday 26 February 2017 it was Family Day at the Perth Writers Festival at UWA. 263 more words

Book Reviews

You are an activist.

“At what point do you say, ‘I’ve read enough. Now I need to act.’ ”

– Peter Mares, in Opinion Makers, Perth Writers Festival 2017…

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National Young Writers Festival 2016

Over the September-October long weekend, I traveled to Newcastle, NSW (not the one in the UK. I’m not made of money) for the annual National Young Writers Festival. 721 more words

Show Up. Get Sh*t Done. Sleep. Repeat.

The last two weeks have been beserk my friends, and the cracks are starting to show: the house is a mess, there is near constant friction between the Bear and I, I haven’t blogged or written (except in my journal) for a fortnight or done yoga for a week. 1,106 more words

What's Cooking In My Heart

#AWW2016 Review - Flywheel by Erin Gough

I first heard of The Flywheel at the Tamar Valley Writers Festival earlier this year. Author Erin Gough spoke about her experiences discovering her sexuality as a teenager. 281 more words