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Writers’ Wellbeing: Yoga for Writers with Eloise Greene

Today, I’m incredibly pleased to welcome Eloise Greene to the Writing and Moonlighting couch as part of my ‘Wellbeing for Writers’ series. Eloise is a practicing Mornington Peninsula-based yoga teacher and student who believes in “celebrating the body through movement”. … Continue reading

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Writers’ Wellbeing: Marianne Ellis from Soul Reflection Coaching: Cultivating & Maintaining Creative Resilience

Last week in the ‘Wellbeing for Writers’ series I described writing as a sedentary pursuit. The fact is, writing is also such a solitary pursuit. For many it can be hard to define their creative goals, let alone hone a … Continue reading

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Writers’ Wellbeing: Focus on Fitness with Wellness Coach and Exercise Physiologist, Danielle Grant

Writing is a sedentary pursuit. No matter which way you look at it, the only way to get the job done is to apply the bum glue, sit at your desk, and, well…write. I’m sure we can all relate to … Continue reading

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Isolation Narrations: Thirty 30-word tales from me to you…(and why I love micro fiction).

I love playing around with micro fiction. I’ve been dabbling (and drabbling) in it for years. I enjoy the challenge of telling a story, portraying an emotion, or revealing the briefest snapshot in time, within the tight parameters micro stories … Continue reading

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Get ‘Infected’ with some great reads for a great cause…

When the going gets tough, the tough get writing…and reading…and rallying to help in a crisis. The literary community—especially horror writers—are renowned for their generous spirit (see what I did there?) when it comes to charity anthologies by respected publishers … Continue reading

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‘Burning Love and Bleeding Hearts’ – Charity anthology for Australia’s bushfire relief turning love tropes on their heads.

Australia’s bushfire crisis has seen people from all over the world rally to the cause in the most generous and creative ways. Whether it’s donating money, time, or resources, people have stepped up, stepped out, doubled down, and dug deep…none … Continue reading

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What I Read in 2019

Better late than never! At the start of every January I give a wrap of books I read in the previous year. Some years the list is extensive; other years embarrassingly short. 2019’s reading list of twenty-six books falls short … Continue reading

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Ever feel like a duck on a pond? 2019 was my ‘Duck on a Pond’ year…

This year I feel like I’ve been the proverbial duck on the pond. On the surface everything has looked pretty calm, but beneath the water my feet have been churning a mile a minute. Like many people, as another a … Continue reading

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My poem ‘Local Knowledge’ selected for Midnight Echo Issue 14

Last month I was thrilled to learn my poem Local Knowledge had been selected by multi award-winning guest editor, Deb Sheldon, to appear in Issue 14 of Midnight Echo. The theme for Issue 14 is “things are not as they … Continue reading

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Issue 250 of AntipodeanSF is live! You’ll find one of my stories in it too…

AntipodeanSF, helmed by Ion (Nuke) Newcombe, is an Australian speculative fiction institution. Fueled by Ion’s commitment and devotion to showcase the many diverse voices of the antipodean speculative fiction community, AntiSF, Australia’s longest running speculative fiction magazine, has acted as … Continue reading

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