Hi, my name is Scarlett Harris and I am the creator and administrator of this blog.

I have been wanting to start a blog for over 12 months, so what better time to start it now that I don’t have to commute to and from work every day?

I live in Melbourne, Victoria, and in 2008 I completed a Bachelor of Arts in Professional & Creative Writing from Deakin University, with a double major in Media & Communications. I have also done work experience with Cosmopolitan magazine and the RSPCA.

My passions are reading, writing, pop culture and social commentary, which this here blog will primarily focus on.

My favourite authors are the late Dominick Dunne and Mick Foley (yes, the professional wrestler! Check out any number of his memoirs, children’s books and novels; he’s actually a brilliant writer.). Book wise, my favourites are To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (come on, who doesn’t?) and A Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger (likewise).

Keep in mind this is a small blog, starting out with basically no readership and not many media contacts, so any suggestions or constructive criticism is welcome. Please, if you like what you see, recommend the blog to friends!


8 thoughts on “Welcome!

  1. Excellent… Congratulations & good luck on commencing your blog Scarlett…:)

    The empowement of being able to read should be afforded to all…

    Agree… Harper Lee… J.D. Salinger…

    Looking forward, with great interest, to *your* world…

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  4. I’m just starting out as well. I’m not sure how to get readership since no one seems to be reading it. it’s nice to know there are others out there new to the medium, thanks!

  5. Hi Donna,
    Thanks for checking out the blog.
    It’s a long, slow process to get readership. The advice I can offer is to get your friends on board, promote on Facebook, comment on and link to other blogs. I’ve been doing this for a year now and I’m still not where I want to be, readership-wise.
    Hope this helps!

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