Author: Marion Stoneman

Q&A with Karen Viggers.

Arianne recently interviewed award winning and internationally published author Karen Viggers about her most recent book, The Orchadist’s Daughter, which is featured in our Recommended Reads for March here https://taswriters.org/recommended-reads-march-3/  Karen’s books have been translated into French, Italian, Norwegian, Slovenian and Spanish. Her work has enjoyed great success in France, selling more than 800,000 copies to date. […]

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Up Close and Personal with Esther Campion.

Arianne recently chatted with Esther Campion, author of Leaving Ocean Road, about her second novel, The House of Second Chances, and of course, everything to do with writing in between.   I asked Esther where her idea for The House of Second Chances came from. Esther says after completing her first novel, she didn’t feel […]

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Q&A with Angela Slatter.

Angela Slatter is the award winning author of speculative fiction novels Vigil and Corpselight. She is also particularly adept with the short story. Her collections, The Bitterwood Bible and Sourdough and Other Stories have both received critical acclaim, with Sourdough being a finalist for a World Fantasy Award in 2011, and Bitterwood being a co-winner of this award for Best Collection […]

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Up Close and Personal with Markus Zusak

Arianne was lucky enough to interview award winning author Markus Zusak about his new novel, Bridge of Clay, and chat about all things writing. Read on for the full conversation.     I’m always curious about where writers find inspiration for their novels. Markus says the idea for Bridge of Clay began quite a while ago, […]

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Chook Raffle Press

Arianne recently spoke to Robyn Ferrell about a fantastic new publishing initiative she is hoping to launch in the near future, The Chook Raffle Press, a national, government funded publisher. Read on to learn more about what sparked this idea, and what it could mean for publishing in Australia. Chook Raffle Press sounds like a […]

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Q&A with Cary Lenehan

Arianne recently chatted with Tasmanian fantasy author Cary Lenehan about his new book Clearing the Web, the third book in his Warriors of Vhast series, his writing process and what inspires him. Have you always wanted to be a writer? I suppose that I dreamt of it a long time ago when, at school, I […]

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