Writing is a lonely business. It’s easy to become submerged within the world inside your own head and forget that you are part of something bigger. That’s why it’s important for me to stay engaged with my community. My background is in community engagement and professional development, so it’s probably natural to feel drawn to…

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Changing the conversation with Climate Fiction

  I was very happy to contribute to the ‘Nothing is as it was’ blog tour this week with a guest post: ‘Changing the conversation’ on ‘Donna’s Book Blog‘. All about choosing clifi. Thank you Retreat West for a great blog tour and congratulations on a fantastic anthology!   Changing the conversation with Clifi  Human…

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A Review of NOTHING IS AS IT WAS.

  A nice review by book blogger Cheryl, thank you. My story is an anthropomorphic retelling of the creation and sinking of a pacific island due to rising sea levels. I can’t wait to get my copy and read the other stories. This book debuted at number 16 on Amazon’s Fiction Anthology list and is…

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The coolest job in history!

That’s what I keep telling my friend Anne. She has the coolest job in history for sure! Anne is an Education Officer at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney. I know right. After scrapping my original plan to kidnap Anne and steal her identity, I decided to interview her for HistoriCool magazine instead. HistoriCool is…

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Kindling II – a valuable writer’s tool

Originally posted on Pauline Rutherford: Writer:
I have said before that I am not a reviewer, but when I come across a work I enjoy I am compelled to share my thoughts. And I enjoyed Kindling II, an anthology produced and published by Writer’s Edit, very much. From the blurb on the back of the…

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‘Siteworks’ – a lesson in community engagement through art

What a gift Bundanon Trust is. Literally. I recently visited Bundanon to talk to John Bayliss about this year’s annual major event: Siteworks, on September 26th. It’s not the first time I’ve visited but walking around the site with someone like John is a real treat. He paints a mental picture of the event plans…

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