Category Archives: Living a creative life

Research communities

It’s wonderful how research communities and people can cross paths. As mentioned in an earlier blog, World War I Link gathers a lot of these communities together under the one umbrella. My blog about the Scottish Women’s Hospitals is a member … Continue reading

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The ABC Open Community

ABC Open is a wonderful community I’m proud to be a part of. It “is real stories made by real people from all around Australia”. Every month new projects are set to inspire the community. They are are a combination … Continue reading

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My Adventures with the Australian Women Writers Challenge

Originally posted on debbierobson:
Australian Women Writers Challenge The Australian Women Writers Challenge was founded by Elizabeth Lhuede to support and promote books by Australian women. I joined the challenge in 2013 and it has certainly been a journey for…

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A community of writers

Earlier this year I was lucky enough to meet Angela Walton when she dropped in to one of my Starving in a Garret community meetings. They are informal gatherings usually on a Saturday at a local cafe. I post on … Continue reading

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How fiction/historical fiction can save historical fact

As history is very important to me I’ve uploaded this post from Debbie Robson at WordPress. From oblivion is what I mean. One of my main aims in being a writer is to preserve little known facts and make them … Continue reading

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Author platforms and protecting your intellectual property

This is a cross post from Debbie Robson – Researching and writing an historical novel on WordPress. We are constantly told that we need to work on our author platform – as many social media sites as possible. Well that’s fine. That’s … Continue reading

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Call for submissions

Tonight at Poetry at the Pub I met up with my friend Janette Hoppe. Before reading her poems, Janette spoke about her battle with depression and that she is working on putting together a collection of poetry about depression. She … Continue reading

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