About

‘Benjamin Hickey’s transcendental prose redefines not only what it means to write, but also what it means to be.’ – Benjamin Hickey

‘Shrill political vitriol’ – Former Facebook Friend

‘…good…’ – Dad

Study

In 2018 I graduated from RMIT’s highly regarded Associate Degree in Professional Writing in Editing.

I was awarded the Judy Duffy Memorial Award For Excellence, awarded two students in my course cohort for exceptional work and contribution to the course community.

I was also a recipient in the Vice Chancellor’s List Award For Excellence in 2018 for finishing with grades in the top two per cent of all RMIT higher education students.

I completed the following units:

  • Writing Non-Fiction – Research and Readership
  • Writing Professionally – Effective Communication
  • Introduction to Editing Practice
  • Working with Text and Image
  • Freelance Writing for the Media
  • Copyediting and Proofreading
  • Writing Fiction – Story and Structure
  • Building a Strong Narrative
  • Creating Digital Content
  • Inside the Industry
  • Advanced Feature Writing
  • Short Form Fiction Writing
  • Developing a Writing Project
  • Towards Publication
  • Writing Workshop
  • Critical Ideas in Contemporary Social and Political Theory

4 thoughts on “About

  1. Nice, I like your style, tackling the big issues first! Also said egomania is also common in 1st yr Poli Sci students who think they can fix the world & achieve global peace and 1st year Psych students who think that everyone’s mind is but a mere plaything to be toted with.

  2. Thanks man, I appreciate it! Cheers for reading. Yep I know about those particular brands of narcissism, I study Pols too… I should probably get around to actually writing this About section thing.

  3. OMS(ecular)G! Mr Ben, Mr Birdwheel hyar – confirms the suspicion that we are, indeed, kindred (secular) spirits – think my great-great grandghostie was married to yours in a particularly civil union. Whatever is to be done? Kepp a-churnin chappie – s’maaaarvellous!
    xe

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