Category Archives: Speaking Engagements

The other stolen generation: forced adoptions

Address to The Women’s College, University of Queensland by Debbie Terranova, author of Baby Farm, on 10 May 2016. When people talk about ‘the stolen generation’, they usually mean indigenous Australians who were forcibly removed from their families and raised to … Continue reading

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My Writing and Publishing Odyssey: 2015 in Review

New Year’s Eve 2015-16. What a wonderful chance to reflect on the joys, dramas, tears and achievements of this crazy obsession called writing! I thought I’d share some of the highs and lows of creative writing and of promoting my … Continue reading

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Tips for writers: Author Talks

I’ve just finished the March 2015 season of author talks at Brisbane libraries. What a joy it was to get out of my cluttered writer’s space, and meet people with an interest in my book or my topic or just … Continue reading

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The Story Behind the Story

I’ve been invited to do a series of author talks in Brisbane Libraries in March 2015. Besides being thrilled (and a little nervous), it’s made me think about what sparked a three-year writing and editing marathon that ended up as ‘Baby … Continue reading

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