Category Archives: western australian literature

Meg McKinlay – Author Interview

You have written: “The Russian writer, Dostoevsky, once said that the best education for a writer is a single, glowing memory of childhood. I am fortunate enough to have a marvellous storehouse of these, which are happily proving much more … Continue reading

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Fiona Palmer – Author Interview

For those not familiar with your novels, how would you describe your fiction writing? My writing is rural romance. Romance set in the harshness and beauty of country life. You have done a range of things from speedway driving to … Continue reading

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Fantasy: Why is the genre so popular? by Rowena Cory Daniells

Since the Peter Jackson film of the same name, it would be safe to say that most people have heard of The Lord of the Rings, most people have a grasp of the fantasy genre. While the popularity of Tolkien’s … Continue reading

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Fleur McDonald – Author Interview

You have lived in rural South Australia and Western Australia your whole life. Do you think this has given you any distinct advantages or disadvantages as a novelist? Well to me, it’s given me advantages. I write about where I’ve … Continue reading

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Felicity Young – Author Interview

Having been born in Germany and growing up in the UK, do you think this offers you any advantage or disadvantage for writing fiction set in Australia? I think my upbringing has helped shaped me as a writer. My British … Continue reading

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