Tag: Amanda Curtin

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 […]

Perth Writers Festival 2015

Perth Writers Festival 2015

Last night, I went to the launch of the 2015 Perth Writers Festival programme at the beautiful University of Western Australia. There are so many exciting writers taking part this year, and I’m particularly looking forward to seeing Liane Moriarty, Hilary Mantel and Elizabeth Gilbert, […]

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 […]

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 […]

My top books of 2013

As the end of the year approaches and lists like this pop up everywhere, I thought I’d share the books that I found most impressive in 2013. This year, I’ve been using Goodreads to keep track of the books I’ve read. Here are those that […]

Writers ask writers: Tools of the Trade

For November’s “Writers Ask Writers” post, we are discussing our ‘tools of the trade’. We are joined by Angela Savage, an author I met recently at the Brisbane Writers Festival. Angela is a Melbourne-based crime writer, who has lived and travelled extensively in Asia. Her […]

Writers ask writers: October book giveaway

This month, my writing group is giving away a pack of TWELVE books to one winner in Australia. Each of us is giving away a copy of our latest published book, as well as a copy of a book that inspired it. From me, the […]

Writers ask writers: Why Do You Write?

If I was to answer this question based simply on why I am writing right now, it’s because I have a looming deadline for delivery of my second novel to my publisher. Like many people, I find that I need some pressure make sure that […]

Book giveaway – win 12 books, including Fractured

I mentioned in my last post that I have joined a fantastic writing group with five other West Australian writers. We have decided to run a huge book giveaway where you can win a copy of each of our books:That’s a total of twelve books! […]

Writers ask writers: The Writing Process

Writers ask writers: The Writing Process

Writing is a solitary business, and being in Western Australia, it can seem even more isolated from the east-coast-centric Australian publishing industry. During the recent Perth Writers Festival, I met five other Perth-based female authors and we have formed a group to support each other. […]