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Alice Robinson, Anchor point (Review)

I love it when the book I’m reading picks up ideas explored in my previous book. Alice Robinson’s debut novel Anchor point is, in reality, far removed from Mark Henshaw’s… 979 more words

Australian Literature

Mark Henshaw, The snow kimono (Review)

I wasn’t far into Mark Henshaw’s The snow kimono before I started to sense some similarities to Kazuo Ishiguro. I was consequently tickled when, about halfway through, up popped a secondary character named Mr Ishiguro. 1,030 more words

Australian Literature

Out now: Lineage for Kindle

Lineage, the second in a trilogy of works by Peter Bowes, is now available as an ebook! Find out more about Lineage, and the first in the trilogy, … 60 more words

Peter Bowes

Steps to Success

I found this article called ‘How to Plan and Produce any Successful Project’ by Michael Sternfeld, in a magazine called ‘Living Now’. Here are the steps towards a successful musical production, which could equally apply to the huge task of producing a novel: 47 more words

Creativity

CRIME AND JUSTICE FESTIVAL: LADIES OF THE NIGHT – WOMEN AND CRIME, Part Five

Questions – members of the audience got to ask the writers questions. These were about research, how they work and which women writers they admire. 608 more words

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CRIME AND JUSTICE FESTIVAL: LADIES OF THE NIGHT – WOMEN AND CRIME, Part Four

The source of ideas was discussed and the nature of crime writing; then the conversation switched to how writers use humour

The next question was about where they get the ideas for characters and stories. 296 more words

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CRIME AND JUSTICE FESTIVAL: LADIES OF THE NIGHT – WOMEN AND CRIME, Part Three

In the third part of the discussion Angela asked Leigh Redhead, Kerry Greenwood and Felicity Young about what women brought to crime, Agatha Christie and why women enjoy reading crime fiction. 401 more words

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