This is a review of Helen Garner’s Joe Cinque’s Consolation written for the Australian Women Writers Challenge 2014 Helen Garner has done it again!
Waiting to hear from a publisher is a nail-biting business. And sending a book-length manuscript to a publisher is an act of bravery, especially if, like me, one does not have an agent. Nearly a year ago, I tried to attract an agent, but I discovered the hard way that agents (like publishers) can take […]
I am honoured to have received a nomination for the Versatile Blogger Award from the generous Lisa Rieter. Thank you, Lisa. Variety, novelty and learning are my passions, so this award is very special. I’m excited to pass it onto some fantastic bloggers who have posts to suit my mood whenever I browse their blogs. I was delighted to find WordPress […]
Celebrating age In recent years, I’ve enjoyed my first ride in a helicopter, learned to sail a yacht and spent a weekend helping in the sheep yards on a farm during shearing. At sixty-five, I went back to university as a full-time student; another year, I published my first book, a memoir, Other People’s Country. At seventy, […]