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Toot Sweet / Technical Writer / 2011–present

Posted on Aug 6, 2012
Toot Sweet / Technical Writer / 2011–present

As a technical writer for Toot Sweet, Aden is part of a dynamic team that specialises in bids, tenders, proposals and technical documentation for sustainability and major infrastructure projects. We make complex information readable, concise and persuasive, and provide writing and editing resources to produce executive summaries, cover letters, CVs and other sales documents. Toot […]

CBX / Community Broadcasting Association of Australia / Deputy Editor / 2012

Posted on Aug 3, 2012
CBX / Community Broadcasting Association of Australia / Deputy Editor / 2012

Aden was Deputy Editor for the August issue of CBX, the magazine of the CBAA. Distributed to CBAA members and community broadcast sector stakeholders, CBX is the main communication channel for sharing information around industry policy, station developments and new initiatives.

Queen of the Road / Harlequin / Editor / 2012

Posted on Aug 1, 2012
Queen of the Road / Harlequin / Editor / 2012

Aden was the editor for Queen of the Road, a rural romance novel by Tricia Stringer, to be published by MIRA, an imprint of Harlequin, in September 2012.

How to Start a Free University / Melbourne Free University / Editorial consultant / 2012

Posted on Jul 25, 2012
How to Start a Free University / Melbourne Free University / Editorial consultant / 2012

Aden acted as an editorial consultant for How to Start a Free University, a guide that builds on the experience and insights of the Melbourne Free University founders in the project’s first two years. Providing advice and inspiration for starting a free university, the manual is available as a free resource on the MFU website. […]

Blue / Giramondo and Top Shelf / Editor / 2012

Posted on Jul 19, 2012
Blue / Giramondo and Top Shelf / Editor / 2012

The debut graphic novel by Pat Grant, Blue follows three spotty teenagers who skip school to go surfing and end up investigating a dead body on the train line. It’s about provincial values and immigration, as the teenagers encounter strange, blue-skinned foreigners that have arrived in their little beach town. Blue has been described by Dylan Horrocks as […]

Jilted / Harlequin / Editor / 2012

Posted on Jul 17, 2012
Jilted / Harlequin / Editor / 2012

Aden was the editor for Jilted, the second novel by romance writer Rachael Johns. The Australian Romance Readers Association said of the book: “You are immediately drawn into the story and keep turning the pages needing to know what’s going to happen next.” A rural romance set in outback Western Australia, Jilted was published by MIRA, an […]

The Reader / Emerging Writers’ Festival / Editor / 2010

Posted on Mar 18, 2012
The Reader / Emerging Writers’ Festival / Editor / 2010

Aden edited Volume 2 of The Reader for The Emerging Writers’ Festival. The Reader brings together ideas and insights into the craft, philosophy and politics of being a writer. It’s about writing and everything that comes with that: editing and publishing, motivation and distraction, the missed opportunities and the poetics of failure. With articles, essays, […]

Enterprise Learning Projects / Communications consultant / 2011

Posted on Feb 18, 2012
Enterprise Learning Projects / Communications consultant / 2011

Aden provided direction and advice on Enterprise Learning Projects’ online marketing materials and hardcopy collateral. He produced a communications report to inform and help develop the organisation’s revised promotional strategy.

Meet Me at the End / Briohny Doyle / Dramaturge / 2009

Posted on Jan 22, 2012
Meet Me at the End / Briohny Doyle / Dramaturge / 2009

Aden was dramaturge for Briohny Doyle’s apocalyptic monologue, “Meet Me at the End”. Doyle premiered the work in the Campbell Arcade at the 2009 Melbourne Fringe Festival, and later staged it in The Lock-up (the old Newcastle Police Station) for Critical Animals 2010.

Palimpsest / 2005

Posted on Jan 12, 2012
Palimpsest / 2005

Aden published Palimpsest, a collection of new writing and rewriting, in 2005. Featuring Vanessa Berry, Pat Grant and Astrid Lorange, the project saw 13 writers each rewrite a work by another contributor, resulting in a unique set of paired works. Palimpsest was supported by a UTS Union Creative Project grant.