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MWF: the Mid-List Authors Soirée

August 28, 2014


Last Saturday, Melbourne writer Mel Campbell hosted an event of her creation, the Mid-List Author Soiree, at MWF. It was built around Mel wanting to bring together writers like she is: people who write for a living but aren’t blockbuster successes. Or, in other words, almost all working writers.

On the one hand

March 10, 2014


'Because,' she said, 'on the one hand, he's this person I had a relationship with.


November 19, 2013


I didn’t blog as much as I wanted to while I was on The Big Trip because a truly poisonous ex was avidly reading everything I wrote online. Even though it was a condition of his bail that he not use social media, he told me that he had found ways around it and had been keeping an eye on my Twitter account.

I Had an Article Published

March 25, 2013


It’s about SlutWalk and the sexual oppression of women. It’s published on We Matter Media and it goes like this: Apparently women who like to have a lot of sex want to be able to be called sluts and call themselves sluts without it being an insult or put down. They want SlutWalk to be both […]

Self-Publishing Is Not The Answer To Everything

March 5, 2013


‘Hey, you know, I was reading about this girl in Albuquerque who made millions self-publishing her book. You should do that.’ ‘Oh yeah, where did you read about that?’ ‘In the paper.’ ‘The newspaper?’ ‘Well. Yeah.’ ‘You know what they write about in the newspaper?’ ‘Um…’ ‘News.’ ‘Yeah…’ ‘You know what the definition of “news” […]

New Project: Women of Genesis

February 25, 2013


The Book of Genesis is the first book of all Christian Bibles and of the Torah. It is the story of how some of the ancient Semitic peoples became Jewish. Throughout the book, the god of the Hebrews reveals himself to Noah and Abraham and some of their relatives through various draconian catastrophes. It also chronicles the […]

The Grandmother Chronicles are moving

December 10, 2012


For those of you who follow this blog to keep up with my book project based on my grandmother’s stories, I’ve started a website for the project now that it’s really underway and I’ll be blogging there about it from now on. Here’s the beginning of today’s post: A Belated Revolution It took a long […]