Melbourne Writers Festival 2017: The Review

Melbourne Writers Festival 2017: The Review

It feels like the Melbourne Writers Festival rolls around quicker each year. As has become tradition, this is my review of yet another year swanning around at #MWF17. (For reference, here are my 2015 & 2016 reviews. Each year, a strong group of authors come to Melbourne for the Melbourne Writers Festival, and 2017 was no exception. Highlights of course included Angie Thomas (of The Hate U Give fame) […]

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Five Screenwriting Lessons I Picked up from (Sorta) Hanging Out With Vince Gilligan.

Five Screenwriting Lessons I Picked up from (Sorta) Hanging Out With Vince Gilligan.

On Monday I had the rare privilege of picking up some screenwriting lessons from Vince Gilligan live at the ACMI’s inaugural Series Mania event. Gilligan, of Breaking Bad & Better Call Saul fame had come to share some industry insights from his career, and needless to say, people were excited to hear from him. It was wonderful to get a sense of Vince’s screenwriting ethos, and also the […]

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2017, here we go!

I’m back, baby! After a break from blogging during January, I’m pleased to be on board for 2017. I left 2016 on a cliffhanger plot twist the likes of which I enjoy putting in my writing, but not so much in my release dates. So, without further ado, here’s what’s coming up in 2017: 1. The Clockwork Dungeon After delays pushed back the preorder release, […]

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Melbourne Writers Festival 2016 Review: The Best & Worst of Literary Culture

Melbourne Writers Festival 2016 Review: The Best & Worst of Literary Culture

I can’t believe it’s already been a year since the Melbourne Writers Festival 2015. As a writer, I can look back on a year of growth and connection since last September, and it was #MWF15 that inspired large parts of my journey. This year’s festival featured dozens of outstanding writers, and it was fantastic to once again join the massive line snaking its way into […]

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Status Update.

Well, it’s been a while. Last time we talked, I was busy reviewing the ASA’s Literary Speed Dating event. Since then, I’ve been working on a bunch of projects, but wanted to give a quick update on new work that’s in the writing pipeline. The biggest news is the launch of my new mailing list! Now’s the time to sign up and be one of the first […]

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