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Novel Writing as a Practice

Heat shimmers in layers above the Western Highway, so that it’s more like entering a…

Victorian Mourning Inspired this Melbourne Experiential Play

I have always been fascinated by Victorian-era mourning practices and the complex rules that dictated…

Writing Stoically with Louise Le Nay

Our phones throw up heaps of random stuff.  In the early days of the internet,…

Safety First

Having come of age in the 90s, one might assume I'd be laissez-faire when it…

‘Vanlife’, Travelling Solo and Violence Against Women

Hi Anna, firstly, congratulations on your new book Red River Road – how are you…

What is Specialised Endometriosis Counselling and Why do we Need it?

Angie is a Specialist Counsellor and the Founder of endokind. endokind is a new, private…

REVIEW: Alone by Beverley Farmer

Beverly Farmer’s autobiographical novella Alone was first published in 1980, the first of many successful…

Romania’s Webcam Girls

Walkley Award winner Calliste Weitenberg investigates the state of Romania’s booming adult camgirl industry. Webcam…

Spreading Love and Care Through Picture Books with Inda

Hi Inda, how are you? I must admit I’m not at my best. My mind…

I Swallowed Several Ecstasy Tablets at Three Years Old and Fell into a Coma

Growing up, I was inundated with news stories depicting the experiences of neglected and abused…

EXTRACT: My Social Experiment to Rediscover Life after a Stifling Marriage

So here I am, three dates down, and even though I haven’t struck gold (or…

‘Girlhood’ Shows us how the Internet has Changed

In 2012, Bic’s ‘For Her’ ballpoint pen was the subject of international mockery. News outlets…