Tag: Natasha Lester

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 […]

Let Her Go book launch time!

I’m so excited that finally, it’s almost time for my second novel, Let Her Go to hit the shelves. The publication date is 24th June, but of course you can pre-order the book now from your local bookshop. I’m having a little gathering to celebrate the […]

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. […]

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The Perth Writers Festival kicks off tonight with the opening address by Ahdaf Soueif, followed by the opening party. I’m really excited to be there as a writer this year. I’ll be talking in two sessions: FRACTURED LIVES with Caroline Overington (chaired by Tineke van […]