Tag Archives: Writing

Synopsysizing

That’s not a word, you say! No, I don’t think it’s a word either, but I like it. And it’s about as difficult to spell as it is to write a damn synopsis itself. How do you sum up your … Continue reading

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100 words

As I may have mentioned a few times before, I’m working on finishing my second Young Adult novel, Inside Out. And have been for some time. I am extremely slow in my writing and it comes in stops and starts, … Continue reading

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What I did on my holidays…

It’s been a lovely three weeks on holiday but I have no idea where the time went! The dogs and cats have loved having me home – hopefully they’ll cope when I’m back at work. Tillie passed some health tests … Continue reading

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Holidays!

It’s officially the first day of three weeks’ holiday for me, and the sun is shining here to celebrate! (actually we’re having a very dry, warm start to Autumn here in Melbourne so rain would not spoil my day either) … Continue reading

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A little bit green

I once wrote an article called ‘The Silence of the Seeds’, about torturing innocent little capsules of life. It was quite a violent piece, but I was shamefully proud of it. However, this trashy bit of true-crime writing only made it to … Continue reading

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Still Peeling the Onion

I tried to write a post for last Sunday as usual, but got completely stuck. The words just wouldn’t come, for whatever reason, and technical difficulties didn’t help (‘new’ laptop does not always equate to ‘good’ or ‘easy to use’ laptop, … Continue reading

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Double book launch

On Wednesday night I went to a book launch at the lovely Readings Carlton bookshop for not one but two Young Adult authors, Kirsty Eagar and Justine Larbalestier. Both are respected writers with a number of novels behind them, and … Continue reading

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