Good Dogs and Good Books: both dog-eared, both man’s best friend
Writing

Good Dogs and Good Books: both dog-eared, both man’s best friend

Sophie Constable, one of our new Bloggers in Residence, discusses how our canine friends are much like our favourite page-turners. A good dog is like a good book. Well-loved (hence dog-eared). Always there when you need them. Minor indiscretions can be forgiven because they’ve captured your heart. As a veterinarian and an author, I’m well … Continue reading

Not Defining YA
Publishing

Not Defining YA

Lauren Briggs investigates how to classify writing into Young Adult or Adult Fiction genres. There are two books sitting in front of me. One—let’s be very original and call it Book A—has a male protagonist, thirteen years old. It’s set in a small country town, where the protagonist has to contend with family problems, personal fears, … Continue reading

Kaaron Warren’s Awards Prize Haul
Writing and Publishing Awards

Kaaron Warren’s Awards Prize Haul

Bram Stoker Nominee and Shirley Jackson Award winner Kaaron Warren has sold many short stories, three novels (the multi-award-winning Slights, Walking the Tree and Mistification) and four short story collections. Last year she was a winner in the ACT Writing and Publishing Awards — read on to see what she did with her prize! In December last year, I was … Continue reading