Writing tips and other bits

The gentle art of dictionary adding

I’ve invented a new word: togsulation. [togs-yoo-lay-shon] It’s the lovely cool you get when you wear your wet togs* home from the beach or the…

The gentle art of dictionary browsing

I just had the occasion to use wherewithal in a sentence. What a lovely word. The Macquarie Dictionary defines it as follows: noun that wherewith…

The lovely week

So there’s Christmas and all the rush, bother and angst leading up to it … New Year’s Eve and all the hype, indecision and angst…

Talented RMIT alumni

Congratulations to Sophie Laguna for winning the Miles Franklin award for The Eye of the Sheep. Another RMIT Professional Writing and Editing alumni kicking goals,…