Tag: Close and personal

Q&A with Emily Conolan.

Emily Conolan was born and raised in Launceston, and now lives in Hobart. She is known for her teaching and humanitarian work and has recently published the engaging ‘choose your own adventure’ style Freedom Fighters series. Check out her wonderful Q&A below: I love it how you’ve written these books in second person. It’s a form […]

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Working Mums – Q&A with Danielle Ross Walls and Louise Correcha.

We asked authors Danielle Ross Walls and Louise Correcha to talk about their wonderful new book Working Mums, full of inspirational stories that will lift women up and give them renewed courage on managing the balance between work and family life. Do you remember the moment you decided to write this book? The moment of inspiration? […]

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Close and Personal with Colin Dray.

Colin Dray is an author and teacher of English literature and creative writing. His short stories have appeared in Meanjin and his non-fiction in Australian Literary Studies and Antipodes. I had the pleasure of interviewing him to chat about his debut novel Sign, published in 2018 by Allen & Unwin and shortlisted for the Australian […]

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Q&A with Shirley Patton.

First of all, I absolutely love your title! I’m a bit of a title snob and yours would definitely entice me to pick your book off the shelf. How long did it take to come up with this title? Fairly quickly, actually! And thank you for feeling it would entice you to pick it up. […]

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Q&A with Carmel Bird.

If you’re interested in writing a memoir and haven’t yet signed up to Carmel Bird’s fantastic upcoming workshop, have a read of this inspiring Q&A to wet your appetite. Or, even better, sign up before reading to secure your place!   I love the title of your workshop ‘Stuff that Happened’. It seems deceptively simple. […]

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Q&A with Stephanie Parkyn.

We chatted with Stephanie Parkyn about the publication of her debut novel, Into the World, her writing journey, inspirations and plans for the future.   Firstly, congratulations on the publication of your novel Into the World! How has the launch process been? Exciting but daunting! I lived in both Hobart and Launceston while I was writing […]

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