Meg Mason is a Sydney-based journalist and author. She has written for the Financial Times, The Times, GQ, the Sydney Morning Herald, the British Medical Journal, Russh, Grazia and Cosmopolitan. She writes regularly for ELLE, Stellar and InsideOut. She is the author of two books, Say It Again in a Nice Voice, released in 2012, and her first novel You Be Mother, published in August 2017.



New Literary Awards
General entry is now open for the following literary awards

Gift Ideas for the Writer in Your Life
Moleskine notebook and a special pen

Sunday STYLE magazine

Kardashian Tax
Itemising last year's kontributions

I Wish I'd Been a Seventies Mother
Before mumpreneur was a word

I'm Not Running a Restaurant
Your favourite table by the washing pile?

Instagram is Killing Winter
Gaining a ladylike 5kg is a fundamental human right

When Celebrities Mask Their Pregnancies
Tactical Deployment of the Peplum

Are You A Truly Average Cook?
You may also be a mother

I'm Supposed To Be Going Out Tonight
As in, out out

We Need To Learn Some Smartphone Etiquette
Once I've super-quickly replied to this

Q&A with Kourtney Kardashian
Or wait, is that Kim?

When North West Met Anna Wintour
If there is one thing stay-at-home parents can't do, it is stay at home

Eyebrows Are Having A Moment
The next it-bodypart

The Secret To A Happy Marriage
No date nights

French Women Do Get Annoying

Designer Catherine Martin
We're totally hysterical

A terrible name for an even worse phenomena

Farewell Photo Albums
Storage almost full

Teens That Juice
It's become a real sort of culture at school

The New Guestiquette
Braises don't photograph

Lay By
One up from shoplifting

You can and you must

Delicious magazine

The New Rules of Giving and Getting
The second one is better

A Field Guide to Christmas Converstions
Introducing your sister, the 1992 version

101 ways with Sunblest

A Survival Guide to Mother's Day
Or more accurately, Mother's 27 minutes

Stellar magazine

One Degree of Kevin Bacon
I also like the titular dick

The Block's Scott Cam
You can do a lot of damage to yourself with a nine-inch grinder

Director Jet Wilkinson
From Saigon to Hollywood

GQ magazine

Write Like a Lady
A liberal smattering of literallys

Men and Hobbies
Do you even whittle?

Office Married
You may now high-five the bride

Don't Be A Dinner Party Dickhead.
Saint-Bon-Tarentaise is a faster slope

Could You Go and Be Weak in the Car?
Your vulnerable side makes us nervous

Women Are Doing All The Talking
And you love it

The Future of Office Lunches
Are we any closer to eradicating the tuna wraps

How to Have a Mid-Life Crisis
Injectibles and extreme sports

Sex Avoidance Techniques
Fake tan and feeling a bit sad

A Gentleman's Guide to the Web
It seems that the internet is here to stay

The Art of the Anecdote
So I'm standing there...

A Step by Step Guide to Not Writing a Novel
Nose near the grindstone

How to Get Ahead In Your Career By Taking a Paycut
Certain loss for uncertain gain

I Also Do Some Pro Bono Work
The working day you're not being paid for

Courier Mail

Dear My Almost Teenage Daughter
I do not know how this happened

Breaking Bad's Krysten Ritter
I really had some balls

ELLE online

The Shame Game
The one emotion no one talks about

Decision Fatigue
The brain's billions of neurons are helping us process 35,000 decisions in the same time frame. No wonder we get tired.

Dear Daughter
Darling, I've made another mistake

Sunday Times UK

The Best Sydney Brunches
Peanut butter waffles

The Design Files

I Like Your Nice Things
Being friends with the one per cent.


That Baby Should Be Wearing a Hat
The five worst things to say to a new mother.