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News from 2017

Well, not much happening for me in the book world at the moment! It’s been a long time since my last post, but here’s what I’m up to at the moment: I’m currently in the last year of my PhD in … Continue reading

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2016 courses

At this stage I still haven’t decided whether to run my Abbotsford Convent courses – Novel-writing Intensive and NaNoWriMo Success. However, I will be running an online course through Writers Victoria. You can find out more about that at Writers … Continue reading

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2015 course dates

I’ve now set up my course dates for 2015. I’m running courses at the beautiful Abbotsford Convent again this year. Same set up as 2014…inspiring location, fully catered, and intense learning to push attendees’ writing forward! Novel-writing intensive (five full days) … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings

Wishing all my readers a very festive holiday season. It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year already. Time really does fly. This photo’s taken in Melbourne’s city square…on a very hot summer’s day    

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NaNoWriMo Success

Bookings are now open for my NaNoWriMo Success course. Nine Sundays… Four Sundays in October as essential preparation (ideas, research, character exercises, plot exercises, writing craft, etc.); and Five Sundays in November as fully catered write-ins. Attendees also get a … Continue reading

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Bookings close soon

Bookings close soon for my May master class at the inspiring Abbotsford Convent. The course is designed for new and emerging writers of all genres. My goal is simple: to help get you published, sooner. 19-23 May, 9.30-3.30pm Book now … Continue reading

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Next master class: September

My next master class is coming up in September. The course is designed for writers of all genres and will be held at the inspiring Abbotsford Convent. My goal is simple: to help get you published, sooner. 1-5 September, 10am-4pm … Continue reading

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Bookings close soon

Bookings close soon for my May master class at the inspiring Abbotsford Convent. The course is designed for new and emerging writers of all genres. My goal is simple: to help get you published, sooner. 19-23 May, 9.30-3.30pm Book now … Continue reading

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Launching my new courses

I’m launching several new courses that I’m running privately at the Abbotsford Convent. The courses give aspiring writers the chance for complete creative immersion. In 2014 I’m running three private courses – two intensive master classes (19-23 May and 1-5 … Continue reading

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Ho, ho, ho

Happy holiday to all my readers. I hope you have a great break and all the best for 2014. My New Year’s Resolution: To somehow get more writing time and to release more books! Happy holiday to all my readers. I … Continue reading

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