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About vickydaddo

Writer. Parent. Daydreamer. Dark chocolate eater. Duranie. X Phile. Doris Day fan.

What a day

Last weekend, I attended the Latrobe City Literary Festival. It was a wonderful day and exhausting, not the least because I helped to organise it. Following the Regional Ambassadors meeting at Writers Vic late last year, a fellow Gippsland writer … Continue reading

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My writing week

It’s been a mixed bag of writing ups and downs. On Saturday I had the pleasure of attending Writers Victoria’s Regional Ambassadors Forum. The forum looked at ways WV can increase opportunities for accessing quality events and resources for writers in regional areas in … Continue reading

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One year on from Brisbane…

So, this time last year I was on my way to Brisbane to take part in the QWC Hachette Manuscript development program. I was one of ten writers to attend the four-day retreat which featured one-on-one meetings with Hachette editors and … Continue reading

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Inspiring and inspiration

On Saturday, I had the pleasure of attending the Coal Creek Literary Festival in Korumburra. It’s a small, relaxed affair but with authors Honey Brown, Sandi Wallace and Nicole Hayes on the timetable, it was far from ‘small’ in terms of … Continue reading

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It’s good news week

I’ve had a pretty good couple of weeks in writing terms. First, I came second in a writing competition, one that I had forgotten I’d entered. Reading the judge’s report gave me food for thought – how other people see … Continue reading

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Women’s fiction and ain’t love grand?

I attended a couple of sessions at the Melbourne Writer’s Festival yesterday – both with a focus on women’s fiction, women in fiction and women writers. The first discussed lit vs genre and dealt primarily with erotica. My take home … Continue reading

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Once more with feeling

Hi there I’ve been away from the blog for too long. But I haven’t been away from writing. In fact, since I last posted here I’ve written two novels and quite a few short stories, some of which have snagged … Continue reading

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