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The Truth and Other Lies by Sascha Arango, amoral hero but a belting good read

Henry Hayden is a hugely successful author. Rich, popular, generous and living an idyllic life in a mansion in the country with his wife while his publisher awaits his latest tome which he knows will be another mega seller.  214 more words

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COME AND SEE ME AT PLACES: April/May

If YOU have some kind of ridiculous desire to see me at places doing readings and junk, then boy oh boy, the next two months are gonna be a real treat for you, with readings at Story Club, comedy discussions, ghost stories and an event at the Sydney Writers’ Festival! 466 more words

YA week on the way!

I’m currently reading the wonderful Creepy & Maud by Dianne Touchell, so I thought it would be fun to do a YA theme this week. 124 more words

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All things goshawk

So a little while ago I was all things Karl Ove Knausgaard. That hasn’t changed, in fact I finished his book three and have book four waiting. 569 more words

ROMANCE-RELATED DISCUSSIONS AT THE 2015 SYDNEY WRITERS FESTIVAL  

The Sydney Writers Festival (SWF) launched its 2015 program on Thursday, and we are thrilled to see that it features several panels of interest to romance readers and writers and some of our very own stars – catch… 469 more words

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A super day with the Gruffalo

I won tickets (I am a notorious winner in the 25 word category) to see Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo and many other stories, perform and sing her songs as part of the Sydney Writers Festival.  499 more words

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Portrait of Jemma Birrel in The Saturday Paper

You can read my portrait of Jemma Birrell, artistic director of the Sydney Writer’s Festival in The Saturday Paper here.

Gretchen Shirm