Monthly Archives: September 2010

‘How I went about applying for a grant’ by someone who was successful

Vision member Gary Kemble announced this week that he had received an OZCo (Australian Literature Board) Grant. So I grabbed him and said, Gary, please tell us how you did it! A bit about Gary: Gary Kemble is a speculative … Continue reading

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World Con Through the Eyes of the Uninitiated

While attending Aussie Con 4, Leanne C Taylor took her lap top to each panel and made notes. She had kindly offered to share what she gleaned with us. Take it away, Leanne. When I first heard about the World … Continue reading

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In Which The Creative Writing Teacher Finds Himself Not Above Suspicion

I’m always suspicious of people who profess a mastery of writing. Mastery’s a very slippery term. And when you start spreading that so called mastery around as some sort of writ, rather than a possibility among a multitude of possibilities, … Continue reading

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