Wild scribes

I’m excited to share with you that I’m facilitating an online writing course through the Springfield retreat centre! Springfield conjures up creativity and magic for me, and I hope to do the same with the Wild Scribes. I stayed at Springfield in the beautiful Southern Highlands in February 2020 for a writing retreat with Canadian…

23 April 2021 | Workshops, Writing

A writing retreat with Eliza Henry Jones

Eliza Henry Jones is one of my favourite Australian authors – so prolific, so talented! She opened up her flower farm to a bunch of writers last weekend, and I drove away well-fed, with a bunch of beautiful flowers and several exercises to boost my writing. I interviewed her a few years ago about her…

Cate Kennedy – workshop

During Melbourne’s last lockdown of five days, I was supposed to attend a writing workshop with Australian short story writer and poet Cate Kennedy at the Wheeler Centre in the city. She kindly offered to run the workshop online. So that Saturday I spent the day in my study looking at a screen of the…

28 February 2020 | Poetry, Uncategorised, Workshops, Writing

Springfield writing retreat

Dear blog readers, It’s been a while! I intended to take a three-week blogging break after Christmas. Then four of the five of us came down with the flu, then I caught up on my missed editing work, and then I went away for a week. So it’s been a while. I want to tell…