The Australian Writers Convention

The current state of slavery in Australia

It would be surprising to the rest of the world that slavery and forced labour are still present in Australia. Although this has taken a modern form, this human rights issue is still very much around to this day. Some cases involve sex workers that are in bad working...

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The Best Books for Your Business

Do I need to read? Running a business can be a tricky thing. It’s a continuous process, and really, there’s no single ample solution to every problem that may arise. We’ve seen dozens and dozens of books being sold in bookstores and online, promising that they will...

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Golf Club Furniture: Stubborn Fustiness Prevails

Recently, I had a beer at my local golf club with a golfing enthusiast buddy of mine who is in event management and she made the rather terse comment that her company would never think of hosting an event in a golf club. The furniture’s too drab, too old school, it...

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Post-Writers-Convention Blues: How to Stay Connected

Writer’s conventions are, let’s face it, a bit of a party; and the lonely craft of writing can make some writers crave that social atmosphere. What does the writer do post-party to stay connected, after a serious dose of socialising with his fans and fellow writers?...

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Greatest Horse Novels Ever

Black Beauty was a classic, War Horse had something to say about man’s inhumanity in the face of a noble beast, and The Horse Whisperer involved the healing power of animals. The great majority of novels about horses are written for young girls; there seems to be a...

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Writing & ideas

Writing equips us with communication and thinking skills. Writing expresses who we are as people. Writing makes our thinking and learning visible and permanent. Writing fosters our ability to explain and refine our ideas to others and ourselves.