Writing

Writing

We are lonesome animals. We spend all our life trying to be less lonesome. One of our ancient methods is to tell a story begging the listener to say — and to feel — “Yes, that’s the way it is, or at least that’s the way I feel it. You’re not as alone as you thought.” 

John Steinbeck

About Carole’s Writing

As well as the novel, Carole’s writing interests include poetry; creative nonfiction—including the personal essay and memoir; the short story; the picture book; and reviewing. That said, she has a broad knowledge of a range of writing genres which she enjoys working across in her writing classes. 

Carole’s two children’s novels, Dog Gone and In the Dark are available in any good book shop. Email her if you can’t find them.

Carole’s Poetry

Carole is currently working on a poetry collection. Here are two of her poems, the first, the winning poem in the 2007 Page Seventeen poetry competition.

Read The Irises’

Read Rosella’

Some of Carole’s Work

Carole's short story, ‘All the Light’, on the Meanjin blog
Carole's Poem ‘Undone’, published by SWAMP, an online magazine for postgraduate students around the world.
Read her personal essay, ‘Hoodwinked‘, about her relationship with a group of endangered hooded plovers on the Bellarine Peninsula
Listen to ‘It’s Time’, finalist in the 2015 Radio National Earshot ‘Pocketdocs‘ competition.
Read Carole’s children’s book reviews on Ruby Rainbow Reviews.

Carole writes and publishes in a number of genres

  •     Children’s book writing
  •     Novel
  •     Poetry
  •     Short Story
  •     Personal Essay
  •     Memoir
  •     Reviewing
  •     Songwriting
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Carole writes and publishes in a number of genres

  •     Children’s book writing
  •     Novel
  •     Poetry
  •     Short Story
  •     Personal Essay
  •     Memoir
  •     Reviewing
  •     Songwriting
Enquire About Writing Services Now