[In the news] 15 women share their side hustles and how much money they actually make from them.

*Note: Thank you, Billi, for taking the time to feature women and their side hustles, and helping to give a clear, non-glorified view of what that really means for the Everyday Woman. No one magically makes six figures a year on their side hustle and still have time for a life! And thank you, Billi, …

Fresh beginnings

It's been a long, dreary winter for many of us, and a terribly stressful one for yet many others. From drought and devastating bushfires early this year consuming masses of land in our beautiful country, reducing property, crop, livestock to smouldering cinders—to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic destabilising the global economy, these disasters have a …

Doldrum Saturdays

The weekend has rolled around, yet again. And your writing to-do list just keeps getting longer and longer. You have a million and one other things you have to do before you feel like you can 'indulge' in your writing—things like laundry, dishes, feeding yourself, working a 'real' job that pays the monthly bills, resting …

Let’s Prose

So I've just spent my whole Saturday slaving over finishing up the web copy for the upcoming Let's Prose—Creative Writing Workshop. The workshop is an initiative of The Eloquent Orifice and is going to be led by dear old me! It's all really exciting, and I'm really looking forward to getting back into holding writing workshops. I've …

“The H Word”

I just finished binge-watching the Marvel/Netflix mini-series, The Defenders. I sat in bed the whole day, cuddled up with a hot water bottle (Facebook did that whole virtual celebration of spring thingy, but they are sooooo wrong), and watched all eight episodes at a go. Now, I've never paid much mind to what other people think about …