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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | December 10, 2019

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AboutRebecca Ellis, Author at The Creative Issue

Rebecca Ellis

Rebecca Ellis

Bring me a coffee in the morning or a cupcake in the afternoon and we can be friends. Bring me a good book and tell me about the new boutique you found and we can be friends forever. I am a lover of passionate people with big smiles, beautiful words, bold fashion statements and all the places I haven’t yet travelled too. As a contributing writer for Creative Drinks, my job is to scavenge the budding city of Brisbane and prove that the best things do in fact come in small packages – Brisbane’s creative scene being my prime example. Being a creative writer and self confessed bookworm myself, my articles will bring you all the latest news, trends, what to dos and where to go from Brisbane’s creative writing scene. I also hope to drop in on the fashion page every now and again to give you the latest and greatest from the ever fabulous, buzzing world of fashion!

Posts By Rebecca Ellis

Being the Change: Inside Fashion Revolution

May 7, 2014 |

Do you know where your clothes come from? No? Well in the most polite way possible, you better do some digging and find out.

On the 9th of May 2014, the Ethical Fashion Show Evening, Being the change: Inside Fashion Revolution … Read More

Stuart Glover awarded the 2013 Johnno Award

December 15, 2013 |

Last Thursday saw Brisbane Writers Festival founder and Queensland Literary Award Chair, Stuart Glover, take out the award for the 2013 Johnno Award for outstanding contributions Queensland’s writing community.   Read More

Pony Dining set to reveal Brisbane’s best Cocktail Bartender

November 17, 2013 |

There aren’t many of us who would pass up a decent cocktail, am I right?

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Please, books are by no means ‘dead’

November 6, 2013 |

With the ongoing bankruptcy claim by Boarders Bookstores, the joining of two of the worlds largest English- language publishers, Penguin and Random House, and the continue decline in global book sales, year after year – it has become no secret that books are suffering under the thumb of societies increasing digital dependency.

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Lucky 13: Tips from Brisbane artist Glenn Brady

October 22, 2013 |

“I always wanted to paint. From the age of 12 when my mother gave me two books of poems by Henry Lawson and Banjo Patterson, both illustrated by Pro Hart.

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Interview with Brisbane Artist: Janet MacCallum

September 9, 2013 |

With numerous art commission sales to her name and exhibitions all around the city – including Brisbane City Library, CBD Gallery, Westpac Bank (Queen St) and Hotel Grand Chancellor – Janet has well and truly made a name for herself in the art industry.

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Pop till you drop – QUT’s Fleet Store

August 29, 2013 |

First established in 2010, The Fleet Store is a student-run initiative that has enabled the students of the Fine Arts Fashion and Business double degree to apply their in house knowledge gained across three and a half years of study to a real-world business venture. Read More

Meet make up artist Marlee Mavia

August 25, 2013 |

We know it, we love it; some even swear they couldn’t live without it. Make up. Read More

Rules for writing fiction from the fame before us

August 16, 2013 |

In one of my many moments spent browsing the wonderful world of the Internet, I came across this quote by Ernest Hemingway, “Easy writing makes hard reading.” Read More

Putting Science In Your Fiction with Charlotte Nash

August 6, 2013 |

With National Science Week just a hop and a skip away, QWC is getting in with the science spirit and hosting yet another workshop that is not to be missed - Putting Science In Your Fiction.

Putting Science In Your Fiction is for … Read More

The Diva’s Wardrobe

July 26, 2013 |

We are all too painfully aware of the heartache we feel when having to part with a much loved and adored item of clothing.

We also are equally aware of the bounding joy we feel when the time comes for … Read More

Melanie Edmonds and her Brisbane Creative Writing Group

July 26, 2013 |

Writing has long been one of the most questionable and unstable career choices. Many of those who choose to endure the trek of becoming an established writer get caught up in the glamour of it that television and … Read More

QWC Pleased to Meet You: Creating Compelling Characters Workshop

July 11, 2013 |

Ever been confused as to what your character is all about?

Felt like your characters didn’t have the substance to drive your story?

Or have you read back over your writing and found … Read More

QWC / Hachette Australia Manuscript Development Program

July 8, 2013 |

If you were racing around like a mad man trying to finish your manuscript or even if you were curled up in the foetal position on your floor because your suffering the dreaded case of writers block– take … Read More