Posts by Louise

Breaking in a new year

What’s in store for 2023? Hopefully lots of great things! We wave goodbye to another year and in our hearts many of us hope in some ways for change. One…
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Scholarship announcement

I’m delighted to say that I have been awarded a Horror Writers Association Rocky Wood Memorial Scholarship to work on a non-fiction project focusing on Australian horror history. I’m incredibly…
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How to host a writers’ retreat

I’ve run writers’ retreats for four years. I generally hold them over weekends with days extending either side. I tried it as a business, but this clashed with my desire…
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Finding your tribe

This article was first published in The Victorian Writer in 2019, and then in the AHWA newsletter in 2021. The article has been adapted to factor in the last few…
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Settling into 2022

It’s been a busy start to 2022 and quite a varied one. Even though people were hesitant to venture out and many of us were still working from home, cricket…
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A grand finale

November turned into a very busy month. There was the book launch, and before and after a lot of people wanted to talk about my book. Cricket season was upon…
Horror Writers Ink

A few words from Harriet Cordner

Those following the Australian Football League Women’s, (AFLW), will know Harriet as the Vice-Captain of Richmond Football Club, and the granddaughter of Don Cordner. You can read about Harriet briefly…
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Bowl the Maidens Over book launch

On 27 November 2021, friends, family and a guests joined me for my debut book launch at an event hosted by City of Greater Bendigo at the historic Bendigo Town…
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