Speculate Literary Festival + KidLitVic

Photo, left to right: Speculate Director Joel Martin, Alison Goodman, Trudi Canavan, Jay Kristoff, Earl Livings I love a good literary festival. Without a doubt, they’ve helped me as a writer, especially in my early years. As I wrote in Trust the Process, “I quickly discovered how valuable festivals are for learning, socialising, networking and…

Our Family Matriarch

On the 12th May 2018, my grandmother passed away just a month shy of her 91st birthday. Time has sped past so quickly since I’m having trouble keeping up with the days; it’s hard to believe that this time a week ago I was home, helping in what small ways I could with the funeral…

5 (More) Literary Accounts to Follow on Twitter

A few years ago I wrote a post about which literary accounts I recommend on Twitter and I think it’s time for another one! Why? Well, as I say in Trust the Process: 101 Tips on Writing and Creativity: “…here’s some good news. I would say that emerging writers today find themselves in a terrific…