Topic archives: workshops

Willy Lit Fest & my blogging workshop

March 30, 2011 1

Williamstown Literary Festival runs from 29 April to 1 May 2011. Williamstown (or ‘Willy’) is a gorgeous waterfront suburb of Melbourne, easily accessible by train. Last year Lisa Dempster and I spoke on blogging to a small crowd and this year they’ve asked me back to teach a short (hour-and-a-half) workshop on blogging and social […]

Byron Bay Writers Festival 2010 diary, part 1

Byron Bay Writers Festival 2010 diary, part 1

August 9, 2010 2

A sun-drenched and possibly superficial series of blog posts Around 9pm on Wednesday night I rolled into Gold Coast airport. My talented friend Omar Musa was on the same bus into Byron and we decided we should go out and wreak some havoc. Havoc was kebabs and a quiet pub where a young blonde man by […]

Countdown to Byron Bay Writers Festival

Countdown to Byron Bay Writers Festival

July 26, 2010 2

I’ve been in a lot of aeroplanes lately – flying out from Melbourne, flying in novels, and in dreams. Sometimes the ports look similar. Familiar, unfamiliar. My life is literature, is writing, is reading, and always passion, and there are good and bad things about being intertwined with fiction, about consistent imagining. It can be expansive, […]