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Hi my name is Avigail. I was born in New Zealand but have been living for the last 34years in Melbourne. My background is in nursing. I trained in many specialty areas then in complementary medicine so am really interested in the metaphysical relationship in disease. I am also a yogi.
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
I only retired last year from nursing. Wrote an article which was published in A&U magazine in 2007 under the name Gail Woodhouse. I recite a lot of my poetry in various venues around Melbourne and attended the IWWG conference in 2008. Currently trying to complete various works of prose and poetry.
Media outlets that I currently write for:
My writing is:
Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Memoir
Outlets where I review books, TV, or film:
Services I offer to other writers:
I would like to run some workshops in writing and am currently in the process of putting in a submission to the local neighbourhood house.
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
I go to The Fellowship of Australian Writers group to read on Sundays.
My professional associations:
Not right now. I did join the Victorian Writers Association in 2009. Now looking at Victorian Womens Writing.
I found out about She Writes from:
no one I found you
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Hi Avigail, and welcome to She Writes! We are so glad you found us. If you need help getting started, you can visit our very helpfully named "Getting Started" page. Another good way to dive in is by exploring the groups. Again, glad you are here, and I hope you find She Writes a supportive, productive place to be.
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