Wherever you are, whatever time it is, I hope you have a great and happy 2017. Here’s what I, personally, am hoping for in the coming year: I am hoping for a new job either part time or full time that will give me a bit of breathing space right now because I do need. […]
Marisa Wikramanayake writes about what 2016 has been like for her as a freelance writer, editor and journalist and what it meant for her career.
Thinking of doing NaNoWriMo this year? Did you only just realise that it was one week away? Don’t worry, I have something that can help you plan for it.
Back in June or July, I sent Jane Howard, who was organising the Digital Writers Festival, a message on Twitter: @noplain have ideas on diversity panels etc and grassroots movements and have applied so will await decisions & twiddle thumbs. 🙂 — Marisa Wikramanayake (@mwikramanayake) July 20, 2016 In September/October I received a series of […]
There is a writing group starting up for diverse people in Perth who want to write and take part in NaNoWriMo – if you want in, then read on.
Khodayar would often listen to Ahmad Zahir’s songs as he lay on his bed in Sydney. In ‘Man Nagoyam’ Ahmad Zahir sings about being like a caged bird that wants to be free. In Afghanistan, from 1996 to 2001, all musical instruments and music making bar the frame duff drum and religious singing had been banned by the Taliban.
Khodayar ran from the Taliban after most of his family were killed. He ran from death as most humans would, to a place of perceived safety as most humans would. But he ran to Australia where he would end up feeling more caged and more in danger.
A Fremantle businessman has found himself at the centre of a row over the Fremantle Australia Day fireworks after he claimed credit for reinstating the fireworks display to January 26 despite the City Council’s original decision to cancel it and move celebrations to another date out of respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
Editing for: Hardie Grant Publishing by: Domonique Bertoluccipublished: Oct 4, 2016genre: self-help; non-fiction for: Seizure in conjunction with Xoumby: Jane Rawsonpublished: Aug 3, 2014genre: speculative fiction; novella Formaldehyde was one of the three winners of the 2014 Viva La Novella prize run by seizure for which I was both editor and judge. Broadcast work Television news – packages story: China’s Circuit Breaker Mechanismfor: Newsfirst, Capital Maharaja Organisation Private Limit
A week or so ago, I filmed this video for Westbooks of their Q & A session with author Liz Byrski. Find out about her latest book The Woman Next Door and her writing routine as she gets interviewed by Emily Paull.
The fancy timeline list view of this calendar is here. Let me know which version you like better. [Spider_Calendar id=”1″ theme=”13″ default=”month” select=”month,list,week,day,” align=”center”]