Author Archives: Lily Mulholland

Writing News

I’m pleased to report that after a few stops and restarts, I finally took the plunge and finished the first draft of my crime novel. Now the really hard work begins! I’m loving my characters and setting (Queanbeyan and the … Continue reading

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NAIDOC Week 2020 – Modern and Contemporary Indigenous Art

This week celebrates Indigenous people, culture and history in the land we call Australia. This year’s theme recognises that Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders were custodians of this land millennia before the arrival of the colonisers of the 18th Century. … Continue reading

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The Upside of Community Quarantine

What a time to be alive! Not only did we have the hottest summer on record, followed by flooding rains and biblical hailstorms, we are now locking down our communities as we deal with a deadly pandemic. I saw ‘science … Continue reading

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A New Decade

Three days into a new decade and it seems the apocalypse is here in Australia. Our beautiful coastal towns are being reduced to ashes, our mountain ranges are on fire and our nation’s capital is choked with acrid smoke. It’s … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Wow, I missed 2017 and 2018! What happened? Not a lot on the writing front, that’s for sure. I did, however *drum roll*, graduate from my Master of Philosophy degree, change jobs, travel overseas (twice), join a new blues band … Continue reading

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Confluence and convergence

It’s been a while between posts and that’s merely due to life and its many facets. I try hard to keep all of the things in balance, but sometimes that’s not possible. Given we can only manoeuvre settings around 24 … Continue reading

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The joys of loglines and other news

So, I’ve been writing. And editing. And learning the joys of writing loglines, which this post is ostensibly about. But first, my big news: I have finally been awarded the degree of Master of Philosophy! Huzzah! I will graduate in … Continue reading

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Best of 3: Australian crime fiction

Aussie crime fiction is some of the best in the world. I had the pleasure this week of profiling three of my favourite crime novels over at British author and script reader Lucy V Hay’s author website. Well, what are you … Continue reading

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Making movies

The Canberra film community pulled out all the stops for the recent Lights! Canberra! Action! short film competition. I was lucky enough to be involved as cast in two of the competition films, Horrorology, written and produced by Hannah and Laura … Continue reading

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A finished crappy first draft is better than an unfinished draft

“A finished crappy first draft is better than an unfinished draft” I read this in a meme on Facebook today. And so it is that I find myself with a finished first draft of my debut screenplay, Summer Solstice (working … Continue reading

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