Annabelle Hill: Becoming A Better Writer

Annabelle Hill is today’s guest on The Segilola Salami Show. Annabelle shares with us her journey from publishing 4 books to taking a creative writing course to what she’s learned from her course. I assure you, you need to click play now to listen to this most intriguing conversation with Annabelle Hill.

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About Annabelle Hill

blog post cover art picture image author interview UK podcastIn 2008 Annabelle obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Southern Cross University, Australia, with a triple major in writing, justice studies and psychology. In 2012, she obtained Certificates 3 and 4 in Fitness from Kingscliff TAFE, Australia. In 2014, her mini short story 0% Victimisation was shortlisted in the Positive Words Mini Short Story Competition for the month of February. Also, that year she completed a Certificate 3 in Business Administration from Kingscliff TAFE, Australia. In 2015, she published her first book titled Crazy Funny Beautiful: A collection of short fiction and haiku poetry. She obtained a Certificate 2 in Hairdressing from Kingscliff TAFE, Australia that same year. In March 2016, her mini short story A Soulful Reflection won the Positive Words Mini Short Story Competition and appeared in the Positive Words Magazine in June, 2016. Annabelle’s second book Joyful Excitement: A collection of short fiction was published in 2018. Her next book I Have Schizophrenia And Bipolar: A memoir of my eight-year experience with voices was also published in 2018. Then in 2019 her book How to Live an Amazing Life: Important things to remember to get the most out of your life was published.

Annabelle resides a short drive north of Byron Bay and spends most of her time writing creatively. She is also studying the Associate Degree of Creative Writing at Southern Cross University part-time.

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After listening to this episode, this is what Annabelle wants the listener to take away:
  • Let it simmer;
  • Have a scrapbook;
  • Have fun
  • with it;
  • Reward yourself; and
  • Read widely.

Bonus points

  1. Have a great strategy for learning and studying;
  2. Understand what escapism is and have the motivation to refrain from indulging in escapist tendencies in order to live a super amazing, extremely long and great life; and
  3. Have healthy fluid consumption.


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The Segilola Salami show is hosted by Segilola Salami who is also an author, freelance writer and blogger. Please click here to see the full list of books written by Segilola Salami.

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