Literary Speed Dating: Reflections, Tips, and All You Need to Know.

Literary Speed Dating: Reflections, Tips, and All You Need to Know.

A quick note: This post features my experience of Literary Speed Dating, and something that I found hard to find before the event: advice and tips on the practicalities of Elevator Pitching/Literary Speed Dating events from real-life authors! Head halfway down forĀ the fantastic advice. Part I: My Literary Speed Dating Experience: Breathe in. Breathe out. Don’t. Panic. That was pretty much me in the week […]

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Crossroads.

Crossroads.

So, this is it. I’m a few days out from an important moment in my writing career. On Saturday, I’ll be sitting down for the Australian Society of Authors’ Literary Speed Dating event (which makes for a fine event, but an unfortunate acronym). I’ll be using three minute time slots with industry professionals to pitch the concept for my novel, which is completed andĀ almost ready […]

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The Juggling Act.

So many things. All of the things. Sometimes it feels as though life is a never-ending struggle to keep multiple priorities in check whilst striving for some forward motion. Writing is no different. In fact, writing is a microcosm of life. New things start, old things die. There are clashes and drama. Writing has taught me about life, and life has given me the skills […]

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