Author Archives: Lily Mulholland

A good start to the new year

I read over my writing goals for 2016 and I’m pleased to report I’ve made some progress! I am going great guns on getting the first draft done of my first screenplay. I’m just about up to the third act, … Continue reading

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2015…It’s a wrap!

Well, another year is in the can, done and dusted (or will be in another 12 hours). I can’t say I’m sad to see 2015 go. It’s been a hell of a year for so many people. While it has … Continue reading

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Chipping away, slowly, ever so slowly

The good news? I’m writing again! The bad news? I am sloth-like in my progress. But anything is better than nothing and keeping that screenplay tucked up in my head in its warmest, flannel pyjamas won’t get it any closer … Continue reading

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Getting a bead on a character

How do you get a bead on a character? When I was writing short fiction I found that the details of a character’s physical appearance didn’t really matter. I liked to give the reader the mental space to create her … Continue reading

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On Anzac Day, a story of loss and longing

Today marks 100 years since Australia lost thousands of its young men on Turkish shores, at the place now known as Anzac Cove. The magnitude of the┬álosses of human life is unimaginable a century later. As a woman, I might … Continue reading

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Did you hear that whooshing sound?

It was the sound of a whole, entire year whizzing by. Is it really a year since I last posted? Apparently so. And I am still in the seventh circle of hell, with post-examination revisions to my dissertation┬ástill doing the … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle

Good news on the writing (procrastination) front! My 40,000-word MPhil dissertation was submitted on 19 March, with two external markers currently assessing it. I should hear back in late May as to what, if any (but likely), changes are required … Continue reading

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Inspiration through images

This makes me happy: An image I submitted to Painted With Words provided the inspiration for four very short pieces of fiction (you can argue about whether it’s “Flash” or not in the comments). The photograph was taken in … Continue reading

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Panaseeya rocking the national capital!

Well blow me down, our band, Panaseeya, has made it to the ACT finals for ABC TV’s Exhumed competition! The play-off is happening on Thursday 8 August 2013 at the Southern Cross Club in Canberra. You can get your (free) … Continue reading

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And now for some fun stuff…Panaseeya!

It’s not all doom and gloom right now. Although my writing is currently on hold, I have been doing some creating. I’ve joined with six of my classmates from college to form a band, which we’ve called Panaseeya. The course … Continue reading

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