2015 Australian Women Writers Challenge

The Australian Women Writers Challenge was founded in 2012 by Elizabeth Lhuede. On the AWW website, she writes: Are male authors more likely to have their books reviewed in influential newspapers, magazines and literary journals than female authors? They are according to the VIDA count, an analysis of major book reviewing … Continue reading

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forty-three (Scheele’s Green)

Well … yes, I know. I took a little break over the Christmas/New Year period. I hope you did, too. But here’s a little something to kick of 2015. Jane Austen’s Sophia reproached her brother, Frederick, in Persuasion, saying that, “none of us expect to be in smooth waters all our days.” … Continue reading

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The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward.

Living (in the) light

Happy New Year! It’s 2015, and I couldn’t be gladder than I am to be welcoming in this fresh new year which, as my old companion Anne Shirley of Green Gables used to say, has no mistakes in it. Not that making mistakes is a problem. One of my favourite … Continue reading

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Annabel Crabb’s The wife drought: Why women need wives, and men need lives

It’s 2015, and this year I promised myself I would post a little bit about each of the books I read. Which is why, right about now, I’m wondering why I started the year reading Annabel Crabb’s The Wife Drought. I wanted to like this book a lot more than I … Continue reading

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