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Archive 2012-IV

What I have been up to in the forth quarter of 2012 – in parallel to my freelance and part-time work:

October 2012: 
  • Attended Peter FitzSimons's Eureka book event at Hornsby Library
  • Taught "Write, Publish & Market Your Own Book" at Mosman Community College (Saturday classes, Term 4)
  • Attended media tour on the cruise ship Oosterdam at Circular Quay 
  • My photos of Kevin Rudd's address to the FCA are published on the FCA website 
  • Attended Laura Antoniou's erotic writing course "Words That Sizzle. Stories That Sell" 
  • Attended FCA event with the former PM and Foreign Minister the Hon Kevin Rudd MP (photos
  • Taught "Write, Publish & Market Your Own Book" at my first writing retreat (Pittwater YHA, 28.09.–01.10.2012)
November 2012:
  • Completed 50,000 words for the National Novel Writing Month (posted news about my progress on Twitter and Facebook)
  • Joined FCA trip to Canberra, for meetings with Bob Carr, Julie Bishop and others (photos)
  • Allan Hickey's autobiography, For What It's Worth, is now available on Amazon ($25). I assisted Allan with his book. 
  • Attended the Woollahra Library's Local Writers' Word Festival, incl. Patti Miller's workshop about memoir writing
  • Attended Jane Caro's "The Writing Process" event at Chatswood Library
  • Attended Society of Women Writers (NSW) committee meeting and Alice Award event
  • Attended meeting of the Fellowship of Australian Writers
December 2012:
  • My article about the FCA's trip to Canberra appeared on the FCA's website.
  • Travelled from Sydney to Perth by train (Indian–Pacific) and up to Broome by bus
  • Attended Christmas luncheon of the Society of Women Writers (NSW)
  • Attended Rudolf Steiner College Festival
  • Attended book launch of Mosman Meanders by my former MCC student Claire Mitchell and co-tutor, Christopher Maait, at Mosman Art Gallery