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The Nest

The importance of female friendship is sometimes lost in our culture’s rush to celebrate love and romance. The endgame of fulfilment is seen to rest squarely on the shoulders of marriage, or at least a committed love-partnership, often referred to as ‘pair-bonding’. 686 more words

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Bellingen Readers' and Writers' Festival - June Long Weekend

Jessie will be participating in the Bellingen Readers’ and Writers’ Festival this June Long Weekend. If you’re in town, come and say hi!

Writing the environment. 118 more words

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Women of Letters - Brisbane

Jessie will be taking part in Women of Letters in Brisbane, May the 31st.

With acclaimed comedian and producer ALEX WARD, award-winning writer and author of ‘The Railwayman’s Wife’ ASHLEY HAY, Owner/manager of The Zoo and music industry icon JOC CURRAN, Cult fashion designer GAIL SORRONDA and ARIA award-winning singer-songwriter MEGAN WASHINGTON. 45 more words

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An Unsurveyed Land

The land I inhabit, my family home, is a forest of sorts. This part of northern New South Wales was once cleared pasture, but my parents started planting before they even built the house, and nearly forty years on it’s a green jungle. 710 more words

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Writing Isn't Safe

Last week I came across this article from the Wheeler Centre by Jessie Cole which talks about the self revelation of writing fiction. As an author, I’ve had that happen to me. 236 more words


Unwitting Selfies: Fiction and Self Exposure

Nowadays, it’s a truism that we live in a culture saturated with self-exposure. The spectrum of possibilities runs from simple Facebook selfies, through blogs and feelpinions, and probably ends somewhere in the murky waters of uploading amateur porn. 757 more words

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Getting to know someone new can be a complicated affair. Sometimes it’s hard to judge what to reveal about yourself and what might best be left to a later date. 928 more words

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