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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

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#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


Tamar Valley Writers Festival 2016

Last weekend was the Tamar Valley Writers Festival – two days (well, for me – there were other events on other days too), of non-stop panels and book-signings and networking! 785 more words


Elizabeth's Guide to Surviving Literary Festivals

Step One

Literary festival programme is released. Get very excited. Go through programme highlighting events I want to attend. Realise is nearly entire programme. Try and shortlist. 813 more words

Writers' Festivals

#AWW2016 Review - The World Beneath by Cate Kennedy

Late last year I attended the Tasmanian Readers and Writers Festival in Hobart, where I listened to Cate Kennedy and Kathryn Lomer in conversation, and discovered this book. 322 more words

Australian Women Writer's Challenge

Hello Queensland! (I will not be wearing these leggings.)

If you are a savy reader of blog titles you may have realised by now that I am in Queensland and I’m not wearing pineapple leggings, although they would be appropriate because it is rather tropical here and I like to team with the theme. 234 more words

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