Category Archive: publishing

Jun 15

Blog June 2013 – Day 15 – The other side of publishing

Tonight we attended a little celebration for a friend of ours who has just had her first book published. She has been writing since her teens and has been married with kids for quite some years, so it has been far from an overnight success. She has been serious about her craft, has been part …

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Sep 04

ALIA Dreaming 08 – ALS Breakfast – Thu – Margie Seale

I was fortunate enough to be invited by Patricia Genat to attend the ALS Breakfast during the ALIA Dreaming 08 conference. Over a lovely pancake breakfast we had a casual conversation with Margie Seale from Random House on publishing trends and the scene in the Australian industry. Margie began by saying that she was impressed …

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Jun 27

Learning about writing

I have learnt a lot about writing in the nearly 3 years that I have been blogging, much of which I haven’t realised until I started writing for other avenues. I am in the process of finishing up one conference paper, reviewing a journal article on the basis of peer review and researching for another …

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Feb 13

Information Online 2007 – Day 3 – Session 2

I was getting tired by now at the conference, like I am now with these writeups, so the notes are getting briefer – hang in there with me now! Shauna Hicks from the Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV) spoke on “Archives in the 2st century”. In the new PROV reading room, each desk has …

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