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Full Name: Monika Schott
Timezone: Australia/Melbourne
Website: https://monikaschott.com
Biography: A life of 'oh wells' are greater than a life of 'what ifs'. I write to express life in all its glory, to spark thinking … I love to swim outside, practise hot yoga and hit the boxing studio. I'm currently undertaking a PhD research to capture the social history of the community that lived on Melbourne's first sewerage farm. I've had several short stories published, my latest being 'The Teacher' in 'These winter months'. I was short-listed in the Ada Cambridge Prize, won the inaugural Wyndham Rotary Arts Small Business Award and have a Masters of Communication where I looked at boys and reading and what it is they like to read.

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In the movie version of Harvey, the character of Elwood P. Dowd says, “Years ago my mother used to say to me... She’d say, ‘In this world, Elwood, you...
    Spring is delivered. The birch, like running cracks against polluted skies, has burst into quivering silk, its leaves busy with allu...
I have a secret to share. Does sharing defeat the meaning of the word Secret? How about? I have something to share but please don’t tell anyone els...

Latest Comments

Stephen Evans Kindly Create
23 May 2019
Thank you! It amazes me sometimes that inspiration can be found where I would never expect it. I gu...
Monika Schott Brexit And The Birch Tree
22 May 2019
Thanks Rosy for your enlightening piece and all the discussion that's followed. Politics is very dif...
Monika Schott Kindly Create
22 May 2019
It's a wonderful thing to be able to find a way that helps us create, whether we live in or between ...
Rosy Cole Brexit And The Birch Tree
22 May 2019
The thing about Robespierre is that he is citing an ideal of democracy that can never be achieved bu...
Stephen Evans Brexit And The Birch Tree
18 May 2019
An excellent and passionate discussion. I'm not sure I would trust Robespierre as the arbiter of dem...