Creative Struggles, or, How I’m Doing the Best I Can

Here we are, halfway through winter. I thought I’d give an update on an experiment – or challenge – I’ve somewhat quietly (until now) kept to myself. Except for newsletter subscribers, they know. (You could get advance news too, if you sign up. No pressure.) As I waited on feedback from manuscripts and competition pieces,…

10 Picks for the 2019 Melbourne Writers Festival

  The program to the 2019 Melbourne Writers Festival was launched last night and I spent a long time going over it, tucked up and cozy as a heavy rainstorm passed over the city, trying to figure out what I want to see. And, like usual, there’s a lot! I’ve curated the following list for…

6 Australian Publishers and Publications on Submittable

If you’re a beginning or emerging writer, you might have heard of Submittable already. In case you haven’t, here’s a brief explanation: Submittable is an online submission management platform, designed to streamline and simplify the submissions process – which can be oftentimes problematic for writers and publishers. It is free to get an account to…