Category Archives: Angela Savage

An American in Paris, an Australian in America

Within a couple of months of finishing high school, at the tender age of 18, I left my home in Melbourne, Australia, and flew to Paris, France, to take up a job as an au pair. After my first month away, I was … Continue reading

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I’m bound to cross the line*

I made landfall in America, as many before me have done, at Los Angeles International Airport aka LAX, where I was photographed, fingerprinted and treated to a full body scan sans shoes. While I get the need for security, I found it disturbing that everyone wishing … Continue reading

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The Reading Bingo Challenge 2016

I was alerted to the Reading Bingo Challenge by a blog post from the fabulous FictionFan and figured this would make a fun alternative to the usual ‘best of’ lists to broadcast some reading highlights of 2016. So here goes… … Continue reading

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Introduction to Crime Writing

Thursday 14 April from 6.00-8.30pm, I’m delighted to be conducting a workshop, ‘Introduction to Crime Writing’, for Yarra Plenty Regional Libraries at their Watsonia branch, 4-6 Ibbottson Street, Watsonia, as part of their Write and Publish Makerspace program. Here’s the … Continue reading

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At the Melbourne Museum

Earlier this week, I watched a short presentation by illustrator, artist and author Christophe Niemann on How to Overcome the 3 Fears Every Creative Faces. To avoid the fear of running out of ideas, Niemann (and others) suggest taking time … Continue reading

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I’m special, so special*

For those of you who’ve been meaning to read my novels for ages, Text Publishing’s Deal of the Week sees all three available at the special price of AUD$14.99 each, with free delivery anywhere in the world. Now’s the perfect … Continue reading

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My friend, my cousin

Ten years ago, my friend Mary Latham and I were talking about places we’d travelled overseas, and she mentioned Ireland. I asked her where in Ireland she’d visited. She listed several places, then added, ‘Oh, and I went to this … Continue reading

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