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Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition

Applications are open for the 2015 Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition. Two writers will win a $1000 cash prize for a piece of short fiction or creative non-fiction (2000-3000 word limit). Two runners up will also receive prizes of … Continue reading

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Post Conference Depression

PCD is not usually something I suffer from. Usually, post conference feels more like information overload, which feels like a combination of excitement and dread. The Yay! I have just learnt so much, along with the Oh Shit! I know so little. … Continue reading

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Short Story Conference – Day 5

On Saturday morning I got up bright and early and headed off for the first panel of the morning. However, when I got to the street, I took a right instead of my usual left, on a whim. After a … Continue reading

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Short Story Conference – Day 4

Friday was a big one and it kicked off with another excellent session – this time on the short-short story. All three panelists were such an inspiration, giving me lots of excellent examples of writers, who are playing in the playground I … Continue reading

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Short Story Conference – Day 3

Day 3 – Thursday This very big day kicked off with a brilliant session called How to Read the  Short Story. Here is a photo of the lovely ladies, from the UK, presenting. Katherine Orr referred to the idea of the … Continue reading

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Short Story Conference – Days 0-2

OK, I am cheating. The conference is already over – but I was having such fun, I didn’t have time to post. I thought I should break it down for you anyway.   Day 0 I arrived in Vienna late Monday … Continue reading

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Budapest

Flying 28 hours to Europe for a conference, I would be foolish not to try and make the most of it and see a few other places while I’m here. So, instead of flying straight to Vienna, I touched down in Budapest, … Continue reading

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Conferences – ups and downs

Conference attendances and presentations are one of the obligations of the PhD student.  I went to a conference last week and I’m off to another next week. It is definitely a fabulous perk. I am going to Vienna to the … Continue reading

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