When it was released in mid-2017, Emily Brewin’s debut novel, Hello, Goodbye earned her a slew of fans and critical acclaim from readers and industry insiders alike. A year and a half later, Brewin’s second novel, Small Blessings looks set to do just as well as her first. In this interview, she and I discuss … Continue reading Finding Where You Belong: An Interview with Australian Author Emily Brewin
In this article, I will discuss some things you need to consider when hiring an editor and proofreader to ensure you get the most benefit from the process.
Have you ever read a book so good that you wish you could sit down with the author and chat about it, like an old friend you invite over for morning tea once a month? Well, in The Writer’s Room, Stella Prize winning author Charlotte Wood has done just that. A collection of some of her most notable interviews from the online journal of the same name, The Writer’s Room provides insights into the creative processes behind some of Australia and New Zealand’s best loved literary works.
With Ben Sanders' new novel, The Stakes, set to be released in early 2018, let's take a trip down memory lane with this interview.
Two Steps Forward is the new mature romantic comedy novel from beloved Australian authors, Graeme Simsion (The Rosie Project) and Anne Buist (Medea’s Curse).
Her writing is magnetic, keeping you hooked until the very end and often surprising from the story’s frequent twists and turns. The subject matter may be a little controversial given the world’s current state of events, but that for me is what makes this book so engaging.
Whether you write for pleasure or profit, this is the “how-to” guide you’ve been waiting for.
In 2014, I was lucky enough to interview Nicole Alexander about her (then) new book, The Great Plains. This is the resulting interview, which was originally published by Hush Hush Biz. To celebrate the upcoming release of Alexander’s seventh novel, An Uncommon Woman, I thought now would be a great time to share this little flashback!
Former political speechwriter and journalist, Martin McKenzie-Murray can now add “author” to his ever-growing list of occupations, with the publication of his first book A Murder Without Motive: The Killing of Rebecca Ryle. I caught up with him to discuss the writing process.
"Szubanski’s tale is compelling, her writing inviting and honest."