Things are crook in Tallarook

This is a little article I wrote a few weeks ago about some issues I was having with getting some assignments done on time. I’m naming and shaming because it’s easier that way. Things are crook in Tallarook, the saying goes, but things are much crooker in my house. Wednesday 7th December we lost the […]

Haunted Zine Launch

You know those times when you neglect to take your own advice? That’s me, today. I tell everyone when they’re blogging to make a schedule and stick to it but today I completely forgot about it and so I’m running slightly late. It’s not the end of the world, but it is rather annoying. Last week I […]

What do uni and the Book Expo have in common?

It’s the pointy end of the trimester, I’ve one week of classes left and then all assignments must be in the following week. One of my four assignments is almost done while the others are in moderate stages of research and just beginning. The due date for the last one is the 9th October. Just one minor […]

Some thoughts on 8 Mile and rapping

I had to read the script for this movie for uni a couple of weeks ago. All I knew was that it was about rapping and that Eminem was in it. It took me till half way through it before I was hooked big time. I’d never read a script before and was fascinated and intrigued […]

Cogitations about uni

One thing I’m really grateful about with uni is that they write every important thing down for us. Every single date, time, piece of information about assignments and lots more besides. It then becomes out task to get it right, read everything and make sure we get things in on time. Sure we get reminders in […]

What’s your style?

The thing about doing a uni degree such as mine is that it gives you the chance to experiment with writing styles and to find where you’re most comfortable and where your skills really lie. They give you the chance to write in many different types and as of this trimester I’m going for it […]

If you see my brain please send it home

As you know I had good intentions of being really organised and using technology to its fullest extent to help me study for uni. And I’m sure you’ve read my rant about technology letting me down because the files were actually images despite telling me they were pdf. It meant that instead of starting the […]

There’s more to publishing than just writing

I’ve been pondering the vast leap in numbers of published authors now that many companies make it so easy to publish your own manuscripts and just wondering what that does to the market. I heard some numbers the other day and I forget the exact digits but my memory tells me it was something like 50 new […]

I have discovered…

This is another of those rants where I totally lose my cool, if you could read my mind you’d be thrown across the room in shock at the number of swear words. I’ve been back at uni for a week and a couple of days. The first day I wasn’t enthused but got my mojo back […]