In May, I travelled to Brisbane to speak at the Narelle Oliver Lecture. On my first morning in Brisbane, I had a wonderful session with the girls from St. Aidan’s Corinda. Don’t you just love Blobet the Great? This was one of the many gorgeous drawings of the Chinese mythological beast Qilin. I also received […]
The link for this conversation with Ron Gorman is in my bio. The ACLF is proud to be part of the Foundation for Learning and Literacy Literature Symposium series in 2022. Our video features our current Australian Laureate Gabrielle Wang in conversation with ACLF Board member and Deputy Director AISWA Ron Gorman.
Best question from Melbourne Writers Festival yesterday. In fact it’s one of the best questions I’ve been asked ever. In my talk I tell the true childhood story of an old lady who lived in a mansion who we called the witch. Q: ‘If that lady was still alive today, what would you say to […]
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I so enjoyed speaking with Katherine Collette on The First Time Podcast Our conversation covered: Stories and storytelling as a part of early life Growing up Chinese-Australian in a very white Australia Prophetic dreams Mentor Hazel Edwards, author of There’s a Hippopotamus on our Roof Eating Cake Rejection Magical experiences in life Writing process – […]
How did you get your first book published? It was very good Luck! I had a weird collection of surrealistic black and white drawings
How did your first book get published? I am loathe to say that my first book took only 3 hours to write. That said, it was three hours and twenty years of practise, so when you look at it that way, it’s not so bad. It was a classic case of noticing opportunity when it knocks and opening […]
Kate Forsyth is my guest this week on How Writers Work How did you get your first book published? Ive always wanted to be a writer its the only thing Ive ever wanted to be. All through my childhood I wrote many poems and novels, and sent out my first manuscript when I was […]
1. How did you get your first book published? My road to publication was paved with a combination of persistence and luck. I started sending short stories to publishers when I was doing my Bachelor of Arts at uni. Many years later, […]
This is a weekly series of guest posts on How Writers Work. In particular, children’s writers. Kate Gordon gives us an insight into her life as an author. 1. How did you get your first book published? I know that I was lucky to get my first book published in […]
Apr 17: Author Interviews
This is a weekly series of guest posts on How Writers Work. Australian YA author Lili Wilkinson talks about her writing process.
This is a weekly series of guest posts on How Writers Work. Australian childrens and YA author Michael Gerard Bauer talks about his writing process.
Mar 27: Author Interviews
This is a weekly series of guest posts on How Writers Work. Australian childrens author Claire Saxby talks about her writing process. How did you get your first book published? The first writing class I did was Short Story. Easiest way to start I figured. Hah! Of course, to […]
Mar 13: Author Interviews
Inspired by Simmone Howells Anatomy of a Novel, this is a weekly series of guest posts on How Writers Work. Australian author Hazel Edwards talks about her writing process.