Today, I’m presenting at the 2018 Woodford Folk Festival in a Speakers & Ideas program curated by Michael and Ludmila Doneman of Edgeware Creative Entrepreneurship. The following is the guts of my presentation which will be followed up by discussion and Q&A. Grateful to Michael and Ludmila for giving me a deadline to get Deadly Read More
What’s happened in 2018? Signal boosting Indigenous voices online
Deadly Bloggers, I’m sorry!!!
Deadly Bloggers what have a done!!?!?! I’ve left you high and dry. I’m still in love with you, but I’m so neglectful. So much has happened in 2018 but I feel like I’ve not been paying enough attention at all. With so much awesomeness going on around, and me busy just trying to make a Read More
What’s in store for 2017?
As you can see from the post archive, this is the only post in 2016. Unfortunately I’ve been so busy with Iscariot Media I’ve struggled to do anything but the basic Deadly Bloggers work. The basic Deadly Bloggers work isn’t nothing – we promote the posts of deadly bloggers on Twitter and Facebook throughout the Read More
One last blogging challenge for 2015
Why not? With less than a month to go, my personal blogging record last year of 96 posts is no where in sight this year. So I figure it can’t hurt. Can it? A blogging challenge is a great way to practice publishing each day – there’s a discipline about it – finding a set time Read More
So what’s a blog post anyway?
Sometimes when I say “that would make a great post” people will go “Nah, I’m not really good at writing“. It’s so frustrating knowing that there are all these amazing ideas out there that could move minds, hearts and actions if they were written or published. But I get it, writing can be scary. Really scary. Read More
2nd Deadly Bloggers Blog Carnival
Last July 24 different posts by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander bloggers were written to commemorate Blak July. The idea of the Blog Carnival was to draw attention to the many talented and diverse Indigenous bloggers out there across Australia. And I think we did this pretty well with plenty of Tweets and Facebook updates Read More
WIPC:E 2014 Presentation
On the back of my presentation at the University of the Sunshine Coast with Dr Sandra Phillips, I thought I’d give it another go by throwing my hat in the WIPC:E ring and seeing if I could get a presentation up. I’m linking my Deadly Bloggers and my Critical Classroom hats here by shaping the Read More
I’ve been asked to give a lecture for Dr Sandra Phillips’ course, Reading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writing at the University of the Sunshine Coast in a couple of weeks. The topic of that week’s lecture is “Focus on the Blogosphere”. Ever since I started Deadly Bloggers, I have been imagining that it might Read More
Blogging for Beginners at First Nations Australia Writers’ Network
[Forgive the late-night typos in this post. Will fix up when I update it. Thanks, Leesa] Today I am presenting the workshop “Blogging for Beginners” at the First Nations Australia Writers’ Network Workshop in Brisbane. Slides are available from SlideShare Blogging for beginners? So much to say … where do we start? How do I Read More
Why I blog: No image available
In 1957 when the community of Palm Island led by a small group of men led a strike against the brutal conditions under which they were living, there was no public outcry of support from fellow Australians. A few years ago, when I was researching this event, I went looking for a book I’d read Read More