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Buying time: Liz Sinclair on asking for money to write her book

Buying time: Liz Sinclair on asking for money to write her book

I was very curious when I heard about Liz Sinclair‘s project ‘Help Me Write My Book’. Like many writers, Liz has to work to support herself, and of course, work takes time away from what she’s really wanting to do – write that book. My first reaction, honestly, was something along the lines of ‘why does she […]

10 things about Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2009

10 things about Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2009

After Ruby J Murray’s On Writing in the World: Ten Things About Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2009. 1. Flying over the top end – veiny, crater-filled land, mercury lakes and billabongs. The corny sea creature carpet at Darwin airport where there’s a smoking area and men in matching shirts drinking VB. Realising in the […]

Hello busy lady, what have you been up to? Festivals!

Hello busy lady, what have you been up to? Festivals!

Madness, and much excitement. In October I am off to the National Young Writers Festival and the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, back to back – seven panels. And the past month has been one of changes and revelations – but more on those in time. Now, I would like to tell you what I […]