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Sherryl Clark
Works at Victoria University
Attends Hamline University
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Get close to spring in the bush.
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The reading thing
I'm about to start school visits in earnest (August being the month when children's and YA authors are asked to do lots of them because Children's Book Week happens now). I was thinking about the questions I get asked the most, and one is definitely, "What ...
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July photos and a mysterious "mouse".
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Wisdom vs irrelevance in writing for young people
The other day I received an email from
someone at my superannuation company, who pointed out that I would soon be
reaching “the lovely age of 60”. Thanks for that. As if I hadn’t realised, or
had somehow been trying to pretend I was still 40-something for t...
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Getting a grip on what copyright means to me
This is a long post - just warning you! There are times when copyright feels to me like a slippery
eel. One I can see but I can’t quite get my hands on what it really means. I’m
a writer. I’ve negotiated a lot of my own contracts. Yet in today’s world it
se...
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End of summer in the Australian bush.
It's been a non-event summer this year, which is both good and bad. Actually, wonderful in that there have been no bush fires in our area, and very few across the state (compared to other years). But a non-event in that we ha...
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Reading that leads to writing.
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First Wattpad story. Mystery with a dollop of humor.
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Let's go retro!
I was giving some advice today on submissions and current publisher guidelines for Australia and it suddenly struck me how much really has changed in the past ten years. Everyone talks about e-books and digital downloads, but that's the end product. What ab...
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Experimenting with a motion-activated trail camera!
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Are you a first-drafter or a revisioner?
People often talk about “what kind of
writer you are” – whether you’re a pantser or a plotter, for example, meaning
do you write whatever comes into your head or do you create a detailed outline
first. Or they might ask if you are a fowl or an owl. Do you w...
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Have her in circles
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Write, read, teach, critique, mentor other writers.
Employment
  • Victoria University
    Teacher, 1996 - present
  • Myself
    Writer, 1986 - present
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I'm a writing coach, focusing on mentoring and critiques. I write children's and YA fiction, poetry and adult mysteries. I also teach creative writing.
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Have 58 books published, love teaching and helping writers, love writing more!
Education
  • Hamline University
    MFAC, 2011 - present