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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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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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Conferences 2014

As serious PhD students we are always being told of the importance of getting ourselves to conferences and getting our work out there. Here are a few conferences that are right up my alley and you might also be interested … Continue reading

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Melbourne Writers Festival 2013

The Melbourne Writers Festival starts in just 10 days. Unfortunately, most of the workshop sessions are already sold out, but there are still plenty of events to attend, catering for all sort of interests.

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What we learned from 5 million books.

Here is another great talk from TED called What we learned from 5 million books, worth watching for the graphs alone. It looks at a new technique of data analysis called n-grams; where you can take a word, or a phrase, … Continue reading

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WIP days and 3MT talks?

For those of you with their WIP day coming up, or for those getting ready for their 3 minute thesis presentations, here is a handy post from The Thesis Whisperer (again) – Four Ways to Rock Your Next Talk. The only … Continue reading

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Nine months in

Nine months in and I’m in the process of getting ready for confirmation (in Australia we have a PhD confirmation panel at twelve months to assess where you are at and whether you are on the right track to continue). … Continue reading

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