Emerging Writers’ Festival

So, onto another festival, this time the Emerging Writers’ Festival in Melbourne. Will be on a panel called ‘The Interstate Divide’ on Saturday 30 May at the Town Hall. Have exactly 7 minutes to speak on the differences of writing voices from different states. I guess that is 1 minute per state.

I had a great time in Penola – 8 people rocked up to the workshop – and I think I gave them some okay advice. Tried to make sure that my writing tips were actually exercises I’d done myself when re-drafting, rather than just talking about stuff to fill in the 3 hours. But, now, back to the first draft of book number three…