Monthly Archives: July 2015

Petition from 150 years ago notes new noun: ‘wife-beating’

COAG in the news for communique on reducing violence against women yesterday … and coincidentally came across this while researching next book…. from a parliamentary petition of 150 years ago. ‘That newspapers constantly detail instances of marital oppression, “wife-beating,” being … Continue reading

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REVIEW The Big Book Club: Almost Invincible a biographical novel of Mary Shelley – author of Frankenstein by Suzanne Burdon

The novel starts in Mary Shelley’s eighteenth year, when she began writing her masterpiece Frankenstein. Daughter of feminist and author Mary Wollstonecraft and political philosopher William Godwin, she was destined for a life of creativity and intellectual exploration. Read the Full Review HERE

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Word for Word Festival – 11 September 2015

Thrilled to be a part of the Word for Word writer’s festival, giving a workshop Blending Fact with Fiction on Friday 11th September and In Conversation with Anne Manne, author of The Life of I. DOWNLOAD program HERE

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