Dreaming with Eyes Open

Every year the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) inspires schools and libraries to celebrate the books, authors, and illustrators of Australia in 'Book Week'. The first time I heard of this I was a graduate high school teacher, seven years ago*. Back then I thought, what an awesome idea - and I still do. … Continue reading Dreaming with Eyes Open

To Write Or Not To Write? (IWSG March)

Welcome to the Insecure Writer’s Support Group day. On the first Wednesday of each month, we blog about writing to encourage others out there. The IWSG is all about connecting, sharing, and ‘rocking the neurotic writing world’.  Purpose: To share and encourage. Writers can express doubts and concerns without fear of appearing foolish or weak. Those who … Continue reading To Write Or Not To Write? (IWSG March)

Collisions: Review

I've a review for you this week. I've just finished re-reading Collisions, a 'fictions of the future' anthology from Australian Indigenous writers and Writers of Colour, published in 2020 by Pantera Press in partnership with LIMINAL magazine. Consisting of the inaugural LIMINAL Fiction Prize longlist, Collisions is a collection of short stories from diverse voices, … Continue reading Collisions: Review