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Writers Ask Writers returns, and celebrating two book releases!

Writers Ask Writers returns, and celebrating two book releases!

It’s been a while since we last posted in our Writers Ask Writers series, but we’re celebrating publications by two of our writing group: Sara Foster’s All That Is Lost Between Us and Natasha Lester’s A Kiss From Mr Fitzgerald. Not only are both of these […]

On being shortlisted for the WA Premier’s Book Awards…

On being shortlisted for the WA Premier’s Book Awards…

On Monday night, I went to the beautiful Western Australian Museum for the awards ceremony of the Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards – where Fractured was shortlisted in the category of ’emerging writers’. I didn’t win (as expected) but was happy to see my friend, […]

Writers ask writers: Writing in the digital age

Writers ask writers: Writing in the digital age

To celebrate the launch of Annabel Smith’s new novel, The Ark, our writing group is discussing the issue of writing in the digital age. Also, we warmly welcome a new writer to our group – Yvette Walker, author of Letters To The End of Love, which […]

Geraldton’s Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival

Geraldton’s Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival

I’m thrilled to have been asked to be a guest at the 2014 Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival in Geraldton, Western Australia from 12-14 September 2014. Other guests include Tim Ferguson, Ashley Hay, Liz Byrski, Isobelle Carmody, Sarah Drummond (who is shortlisted along with […]

Fractured is shortlisted for the 2014 WA Premier’s Literary Award!

Fractured is shortlisted for the 2014 WA Premier’s Literary Award!

I am excited to announce that Fractured, my first novel, has just been shortlisted in the WA Premier’s Book Awards! I’m been shortlisted in the emerging writers category, alongside my friend and local bookseller Yvette Walker (Letters To The End Of Love), Sarah Drummond (Salt Story) […]

Setting the scenes for Let Her Go

Setting the scenes for Let Her Go

Writing Let Her Go was a different experience to writing Fractured. Those of you who have read my first novel will know that it was set in Sydney, a city where I lived for eight years, but in a way, the setting was secondary to the story, that […]

Mother’s Day Giveaway

Mother’s Day Giveaway

To celebrate Mother’s Day, I’m teaming up with my Writers Ask Writers friends Amanda Curtin, Annabel Smith, Emma Chapman and Sara Foster to offer a great book giveaway. You could win a pack of ten books: a copy of each of our latest novels, as […]

Six degrees of separation

Six degrees of separation

Authors Annabel Smith and Emma Chapman are starting a new series on their blog called Six Degrees of Separation, based on Hungarian writer Frigyes Karinthy’s 1929 short story ‘Chains’ in which he coined the phrase ‘six degrees of separation’. Each month, they’ll choose a book […]

Perth Writers Festival 2014 wrap up

Perth Writers Festival 2014 wrap up

I’ve just spent a wonderful weekend at the writers festival in my hometown of Perth in the beautiful grounds of UWA, although, as it is every year, it was very hot! When I attended last year, it was just when Fractured was launched, and my first […]

Kirsten Krauth: I’ll show you mine if you show me yours.

Kirsten Krauth is a freelance writer and editor, a mother, and a debut novelist. Her first book, just_a_girl was published in June 2013 by UWA publishing to critical acclaim. She is also an active blogger, and has recently started a tandem blog series where she and […]