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