creative writing | fiction 
 

 

Forget all the rules. Forget about being published. Write for yourself and celebrate writing.

Melinda Haynes

 

In search of celebration, I share some of my fiction here.

 

 

professional development | writerly things
 
- Grammar Therapy - 4-week grammar course for fiction
 
- Write What You Know - 4-week writing course with WritersHQ
 
- Flash Fiction Fan Club 8-week flash fiction writing course
 
- Write Drunk, Edit Sober - Half-day self-editing workshop

 
festivals:
- The Weekend of Reading Tasmania - Attendee/Volunteer, 2019
 
- Melbourne Writers Week - Attendee, 2019
 
- Hobart Writers Festival - Attendee, 2019
 
- Australian Short Stories Festival - Attendee, 2018
 
- Feminist Writers Festival, Sydney - Attendee, 2018​
 
- Perth Writers Festival - Attendee, 2017, 2018
 
- Perth Writers Festival - Social Media Support, 2019
awards | fellowships
- Katharine Susannah Prichard Fellowship Recipient 2021
- Bath Flash Fiction Summer 2020, Longlisted
- National Flash Fiction Day Award 2019, Highly Commended
Writers HQ Flash Fiction Prize 2019, Third Place
Reflex Press Flash Fiction Prize 2017, 2018, 2019, Longlisted

2020

दया, Daya

Micro Fiction

Published: Print, Issue 42 Blink Ink Magazine (Dec. 2020)

Probably Nothing

Flash Fiction

Long-listed for the Bath Flash Fiction Award 2020

Published: Print, forthcoming anthology (Dec. 2020)

Maybe We Knew

Micro Fiction

Published: Online, Paragraph Planet

Returning

Short Story

Published: Print, Issue 17 of F*EMS Zine

Anomic Aphasia

Flash Fiction

Published: Online, National Flash Fiction Day 2020 

Furusato 故郷

Creative Non-Fiction

Published: Online with Sawtooth ARI, as part of the digital community art project 'The Arrowhead Expanding Outwards'

Rust & Bone

Flash Fiction

Published: Print, Issue 2.1 of Human/Kind Journal

The Disconcerting Discovery of Shoes on a Beach

Flash Fiction

Long-listed for the Reflex Press Winter 2019 Competition.

Published: Online & Print, 'A Girls' Guide to Fly Fishing' Anthology

2019

Why Didn't You?

&

Old People Eating Pizza

Micro Fictions

Published: Online, Paragraph Planet

Love is the Greatest of Dreams, Yet the Worst of Nightmares

&

Pop

Flash Fictions

Published: Print, 'Where Are We Now?' Geelong Writers Annual Anthology.

Last Night I Saved a Moth From Drowning

Flash Fiction

Published: Print, Fall 7.3 issue of *82 Review 

Rattas, Mammalia

Creative Non-Fiction

Published: Online, Issue 14 of The Suburban Review 

Anomic Aphasia

Flash Fiction

Awarded Third Place in the Writers HQ 2019 Flash Fiction Prize.

Published: Online

Last Night I Saved a Moth from Drowning

Micro Fiction

Highly Commended in the National Flash Fiction Day 2019 Prize.

Published: Online & Print, 'And We Pass Through' Anthology.

Every Second Thursday

Flash Fiction

Long-listed for the Reflex Press Winter 2018 prize.

Published: Online & Print, 'The Real Jazz Baby' Anthology.


 

2018/17
 

Pop
Flash Fiction
Weekly Prompt Winner
Published: Online, Adhoc Fiction
 
Beach Boat Destruction
Flash Fiction
'Just missed the long-list' 
Published: Online, Reflex Press.
 
Geneva
Creative Non-Fiction
Published: Print, Issue 2 of Bricoleur Magazine.
 
A Good Man
Flash Fiction
Longlisted for the Reflex Press Autumn 2017 prize.
Published: Online & Print, 'Barely Casting a Shadow' Anthology
 
If On a Winter's Day
Flash Fiction
Centre for Stories public writing project for Winter Arts 2017.
Published: Posters printed & posted around the City of Perth.

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