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I’m a freelance and fiction writer and this is the place you’ll find advice, tips and behind the scenes of my writing life and business.


August: When to abandon a goal?

At the beginning of 2023 I set myself quite a few writing and freelance goals. Having last month reviewed my income for the first half of the year as well as the 2022/2023 financial year in Australia, I thought this month it would be good to look back on my goals and how they’re tracking…

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July: In which I catch up

I missed May and June… whoops. I’m pregnant, remember, and I will blame that for everything (forever). So this is going to be a catch up post. In Australia, July marks the start of the new financial year, and is also roughly a year since I left my part-time job to pursue freelance. I think…

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Tax Time with Lindy Alexander

It’s tax time over in Australia. This not so wonderful time of the year can be a minefield, especially if you’re a creative or freelancer of some sort. Luckily Lindy Alexander, over on the Freelancer’s Year took the time to speak to Mark Chapman from H&R Block Australia. She put together this extraordinary guide to…

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May: In which I don’t really remember

This post is coming in a few weeks late. As a result, I’m not really sure what happened in May and what happened in early June. I also had a horrendous two week cold and am in the 1st trimester of pregnancy, s things have been a little chaotic. But I’ll try and cast my…

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