Bryon Bay Writers Festival 2018

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This weekend I am volunteering for the Byron Bay Writers Festival. I am super excited about being a Liasion and an Usher for the Main Stage (Southern Cross University Marque).

It is an important part of being a writer and communicating with like-minded people; and connecting with editors, authors, journalists etc… and the whole industry.

If anyone is in Australia and the North Coast Region of New South Wales, please come down to the festival and support our way of life.

To see the full program click here: Byron Bay Writers Festival.

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Short Story Sunday

Short Story Sunday.

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This will be the third week of this weekly ritual. I hope some people are starting to enjoy the process as much as I am. However, I would like more engagement by other bloggers/ authors or writers. My answer to this is time-frames and deadlines. For those who sign-up to my email listing below, I will send the reminders.

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Sunshine Blogger Award

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I am excited to annouce that The Ink Owl blog has nominated  me for the Summer Sunshine Blogging Award!

Thank you to for the nomination!

It’s always incredible to find followers and readers that enjoy my writing.

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Tuesday discussion

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Last week I missed and maybe burnt bridges with some of my readers but I want to rebuild and converse the weekly discussion conversations with other bloggers.

I discussed last week, at the moment I am reading, The Tower on the Rift by Ian Irvine. Here is the link if you want to join the discussions. 

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OUA Television Ad Campaign

This week was the launch of Open University Australia’s (OUA) national T.V advertising campaign, ‘What If‘. To my overseas followers, I am sorry you won’t see the campaign it is an Australian campaign but here is screenshots from it.

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Ursula K. Guin, 1929-2018

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Ursula K. Le Guin, the immensely popular author who brought literary depth and a tough-minded feminist sensibility to science fiction and fantasy with books like “The Left Hand of Darkness” and the Earthsea series, died on Monday at her home in Portland, Ore. She was 88.

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Discussion Tuesday

https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1368585667l/1629945.jpgThat time is here, and I have an inviting discussion.

Last week I rekindled the weekly discussion conversations with other bloggers. However, it did not thrive as it previously did so I thought – start on something smaller and quicker for people to engage and comment. (more…)

Sunday Short Story

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Sunday short story – a short story on Sundays. You can either: choose to join and share yours; or read mine – either way you’ll be participating in the event.

Word Limit: 200-500 words.

Genre:Author’s choice

The idea behind it is to think outside your major project. Being completely absorbed by the one project seems daunting and frustrating. I feel it could be like music; you can love classical but listen to a bit of rock to make you appreciate the finer melodies.

I’ll begin with a short story I wrote today.

Enjoy.

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Place of Origin

For a while I have been observing my views and where they come from.

In one of my older posts I thanked my followers and I still am very grateful for the people that are interested in my literary journey but I’d like to know,

Where are you from?

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