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…

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…

Afraid of Starting Over? Don’t Be.

I recorded this quick little video for YouTube the other day and thought I’d put it up here too. If you’re unaware of the hubbub over at YouTube at the moment, they changed the partner program eligibility for those channels wanting to monetise (i.e earn money). It used to be 10,000-lifetime views for a channel; as…