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Melina Marchetta's debut bestseller struck a chord with a generation of young Aussies.
“It will be informed by insider details that only a president can know.”
ICYMI: Writing is hard. Even if you do manage to finish that novel you've been working on, the obstacles standing between you and your publishing goals abound. And, even writers who do succeed will li...
Every reader brings their own biases, moods and habits to the story.
We try to dissuade our children from falling into gender stereotypes, but what about our own?
Women do not own stories of love and vulnerability, just as men do not own stories of violence, heroism and strength.
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If you've ever typed an insult, you're to blame.
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Is it possible to define the quality of a book?
So you'd better find yourself a pen pal, stat.
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If you love reading books, care about Australian writers and writing, and believe a viable Australian publishing industry is important, you should be alarmed by the prospect of the government changing the current importation laws for books.
Last week, the robots finally came for that which we humans hold most dear: Our ability to write the Great [insert country or region here] Novel. The Japan News reported, and various American outlets...
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Most children have vivid imaginations and a myriad of stories floating around their heads. While it’s easy enough for most kids to verbally tell a story, it’s often a struggle to write it down (the sa...
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I'm a writer. I've written lots of stories over the years, real and imagined. But the process of writing my own obituary has proven to be the most profound narrative I've ever attempted.
When I get my ego out of my art I can experience the freedom of non-attachment to outcome. When I approach the empty page as if I've never done this before, I can access the simple vastness of not-knowing. And not caring too much about it, either.