Monthly Archives: May 2014

Escape into online treasures #2

Originally posted on A book and a good lie down:
She could almost be the e-Genie of online treasures …(Portrait of Pixie Herbert in a bat costume, c 1923,NLA Commons on Flickr) (Members of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are respectfully advised that a person in a photograph in this post has passed away.)…

Old school, new kid – the drinkable book

Originally posted on A book and a good lie down:
One of my long-time favourite web publishers is springwise.com. It’s an international noticeboard of ingenious new projects, large and small – a self-described ‘essential fix of entrepreneurial ideas’. In its most recent weekly email, springwise included a new invention from the US: the drinkable book. This imagination-grabbing object mixes science with profound social benefit,…

Finding your writing voice – Novel writing course

This week our Writing a Novel  tutor James Bradley talked about creating a strong authorial voice. Firstly he covered ways to inspire your voice. Both I and another student noticed there was a connection here with Margo Lanagan’s previous session where she looks at her scrapbook of images before writing each time. This helps ensure […]