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Stephanie Bretherton has the Last Word

Bone Lines cover

Bone Lines, Stephanie Bretherton’s debut novel, considers what it is to be human by engaging us in the lives of two women, separated by millenia. Stephanie is a wonderful communicator who has a fascinating backstory of her own – Born in Hong Kong to…

Save the date! March 20th

The Stars in the Night launch event is confirmed: Wednesday March 20th 2019 at Readings Carlton, 6.30pm. All welcome!

I see the light!

I think I’ve done it! After a couple of days of fiddling and frowning, I *think* that my newletter sign up function is working…Apologies if you tried and had no success previously. (Please feel very welcome to try again!) Now I’ll rock on with…

10 questions to ask before publishing with a small press

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Last Word of the Week: Steven Neil

Today I am very happy to be interviewing Steven Neil, an English author who writes historical fiction with a twist of intrigue and mystery. LWOTW: Welcome, Steven! Tell us, when did you write your first story? I wrote my first story when I was…

Last Word of the Week: Felicity Banks

This week we are being totally charmed by the gorgeous Felicity Banks, the Australian author who channels the Antipodean Queen (how cool is that?) among other things. Felicity is also published by the impressive Odyssey Books. Last Word of the Week: Welcome, Felicity. Can…

Cover me, I’m going in…

Into bookshops, of course. Scandinavian bookstores to be exact, some of which are worth the investment of several hours. Although all these shops have sections where English books are stacked and shelved in their dozens, I found myself drawn to the local language books….

Coming soon: the Last Word of the Week

Good news, readers and writers! From the first Friday in July, we are starting a new project called the Last Word of the Week (LWOTW). Every Friday, a different writer will join me for a Q&A about the craft and business of writing. I’m…

Five questions, a writing exercise, and a picture

Today’s wonderful image is from WallUp Wallpaper Images Today I had the pleasure of speaking to some creative writing students at Victoria University, in the western suburns of my hometown Melbourne. Being trapped in the spotlight in a room full of other writers felt…

there’s some cool world-building here

I received my feedback from the 2017 Book Pipeline competition, in which the judges consider an extract of your novel (or your graphic novel/script/non-fiction book/book proposal) for its potential to be made into a film or TV series. For a fee, of course, but…