Finding Your Authorly Voice
My throat still tightens a squidge every time I say ‘I’m a writer’, fearful that alarms will sound, people will point and shout ‘she has no business calling herself that’. Suffice to say finding my voice was a short and flukey journey.
Sydney as a Choice Setting in the Words of Patricia Leslie
Patricia Leslie is an Australian author with a passion for combining history, fantasy, and action into stories that nudge at the boundaries of reality.
K M Steele and Why All Authors Should Go Regional
K M Steele is an Australian author who loves a good plot and a great sentence. She recently published her debut novel, Return to Tamarlin. It started out as a diarised account of fictional family events experienced by two sisters, because she was fascinated by the way siblings can remember the same events so differently.
Examining Life Under a Different Lens – Fantasy Author Bernadette Rowley
‘All children, except one, grow up.’ That’s the opening line in J. M. Barrie’s Peter Pan, and that’s the brilliance of fantasy writers – they grab our attention, drawing us into scenes that examine life through a different lens, under different rules.
Sh*t Asian Mothers Say – Best Title Award – In Conversation with Michelle Law
It frustrates me when aspiring writers don’t read because you can’t be a writer if you’re not a reader. I tutored writing at university and the number of writing students who didn’t read always astounded me. We learn how to write well by reading the works of better writers, so if you’re not reading you’re not going to get far.
A Seismic Shift in Thinking – Shriek an absurd novel – In Conversation With Davide A. Cottone
Davide A. Cottone introduced me to the Absurd genre. Frankly, before I read his book Shriek: an absurd novel I didn’t even know what the Absurd genre was. The cover enticed, the exemplary writing held me.
3 Million Books SOLD … and Counting – In Conversation with Romantic Storyteller Amy Andrews
Warning: Swearing and blasphemy ahead, along with bloody good advice for aspiring writers. Amy Andrews is an award-winning, USA Today best-selling Brissie and proud Aussie author who has written sixty-five plus contemporary romances.
In Conversation with ‘Baby Farm’ Author – Debbie Terranova
Author of the beautifully written ‘Baby Farm’ and ‘The Scarlet Key’, Indie Author Debbie has practical advice for editing, which she likens to getting rid of head lice.
In Conversation with Author of Losing Kate – Kylie Kaden
She’s hot, hot, hot on the charts, and best-selling international author Kylie Kaden is right on our doorstep. Brisbane based Kylie graduated university with Honours in a Psychology degree. Her debut book Losing Kate was a massive success.
In Conversation with Modern Romance Writer, Maggie Christensen
Fans of Maggie’s love that her heroines are mature, real, raggedy around the edges, funny, quirky, narky. Her characters are soul food for readers who are sick of beautiful humans in their 20s who want to start families.