Varuna The Writers’ House

Varuna The Writers’ House is situated close to me, but I had never heard of it until today. I’ve spent some time today going through the awards, competitions and events and feel this website could be useful to me. I have already put my name forward to be added to their mailing list. Unfortunately, they … Read moreVaruna The Writers’ House

Australian Writers Marketplace Online

All serious writers will eventually purchase a copy of their country’s writers marketplace. Most countries have them, as far as I’m aware, but they might have slightly different names. Over the years, I’ve purchase a couple of these reference books. The first time I hardly used the book as I was over eager and purchased … Read moreAustralian Writers Marketplace Online

Learning to Detach Yourself when Receiving Critiques

April Hamilton wrote a very interesting post called When Editing & Critiquing, Check Your Personal Opinions At The Door. This reminder comes at a great time because yesterday I sent one of my older short stories to a critique group for the once over. Luckily for me, I’m not new to the game of critiquing … Read moreLearning to Detach Yourself when Receiving Critiques

eBook Review: Witch on the Water

Witch on the Water by Christine Rose My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars Witch on the Water (Smashwords) is the sequel to Rowan of the Wood (Smashwords). I enjoyed the first book quite a bit, although I don’t think it’s suitable for the younger audience it’s intended for. The second book doesn’t have the sexual … Read moreeBook Review: Witch on the Water