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Good Decisions Meg

Reached 20,000 words today. Now, at my usual breakneck-never-sleep-cry-a-lot pace, that would take me ten days, but this has been about three or four weeks of writing and planning every day, with a big writing day on Tuesdays.   This … Continue reading

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CBCA Shortlist

Let’s just skip over the fact that it’s been about a year since my last update (oops) and go straight to the news! I found out earlier this year that WAER was a CBCA Notable, and this morning I was … Continue reading

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Waer? Where? Were? A Guide to the Words of Waer

WAER IS OUT. But I’ll do a whole thing on that later. For now, it’s time to clear up the funny phonetics of WAER. WAER – Pronounced ‘Where’ KAEBHA – Pronounced ‘KEE-vah’ or ‘KIE-vah’ LOWELL – Pronounced ‘L-OH-well’ LYCAEA – … Continue reading

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January’s End

My long absence can be explained threefold: lots of work, lack of organisation, and also I forgot my username to log in. It’s okay, we’ve got it sorted now! And what an exciting time to be blogging in. When the … Continue reading

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Research

My current WIP is a historical fiction. It’s…challenging. For the past few months I have been aggressively hunting down the details on a particular historical figure (a Jacobite printer and publisher) and last night I finally found it. The relief … Continue reading

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Publication Date

We also have a publication date – looking at March 1! Book is available for pre-order from Text Publishing at the following link: https://www.textpublishing.com.au/books/waer

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And we have a cover!

Cover design by the wonderful Imogen Stubbs at Text Publishing.

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Updaaaates

I know, I know, I’m an awful person who fails her NYE resolutions and doesn’t blog enough. Yes yes yes. I’ll care more in two weeks, when my dissertation is handed in. Two weeks. Seriously. As of today. What is … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

I’m lucky to have a wide circle of strong women in my life: my mum, my grandmothers, my cousins, my aunties, my friends, my teachers and coworkers. Although I don’t have any sisters (biologically, at least), I’ve never had a … Continue reading

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WA Premier’s Book Awards

…and other important aspects of WA culture. Recently, the powers that be decided to halve the funding for the WA Premier’s Book Awards. This decision came just after the spectacular Giants event in Perth, and just before the Perth Writers’ … Continue reading

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