‘Mary Clare’ Terrill is an internationally published writer. Her work appears or is forthcoming in Queen’s Quarterly, Kidspot, Riot Act, Blank Spaces, Just Words anthology and others. Mary Clare’s blog, Hands Full, is both humorous and relatable, drawing on her own experiences as a mother of three.

As a lover of language and an explorer of genre, Mary Clare is continually seeking out new and exciting projects. Mary Clare may be found @maryclarewriter on Twitter and Instagram.

Professional Qualifications: Graduate Certificate in Creative Writing, The University of Melbourne (2017). Master of Teaching, The University of Melbourne (2010).

Christmas Magic

If there’s one thing that COVID has taught us, it’s to reflect on what brings us joy. For many of us, forced periods of lockdown, the disruption to our normal routine has forced us to take time to reassess the way we live our lives. Am I happy? Not just is this ‘thing’ sparking joy… Continue reading →

COVID Normal

In an almost euphoric state, Melburnians everywhere are rejoicing in their renewed ability to rejoin society. To frequent a café. To browse the shops. To travel further than they may have travelled for months. There is much to celebrate in the opening up of society – a bubble, we are trying hard to imagine won’t… Continue reading →


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