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Belinda Murrell – Author Interview

Your Lulu Bell illustrated children’s books have been quite popular. What, in your experience, makes a good author/illustrator/publisher team for producing an illustrated children’s book series? Of all my books, the creation of the Lulu Bell series has definitely been … Continue reading

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Breakout Novelist Scholarships with Novel Writing Retreats Australia

Novel Writing Retreats Australia is running fifteen 9 day/8 night novel writing retreats in 2014 at a dedicated retreat property in Taroona, Tasmania (just south of Hobart). There are Breakout Novelist Scholarships available for a retreat to be held on February 15-23, 2014, with UK Sunday … Continue reading

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June 2013 Short Story Competition Winner

Congratulations to Thea Adams for her short story Footsteps In The Sand, which has won the June short story competition (theme: mystery or detective). Footsteps In The Sand shows the story of a girl, living with her father in a lighthouse, who investigates a strange occurence. … Continue reading

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The 7 ‘Most Wanted’ Creativity Killers, by Gaia Grant

A crime scene investigation is underway to investigate a death. This is not an average death, this is the death of creative thinking. You see while IQ levels have been rising owing to enriched environments (the Flynn effect), creativity scores … Continue reading

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Kylie Ladd – Author Interview

You have written an article titled ‘The Unexpected Idea’, published in Griffith Review, on trying to understand the nature of creativity. What do you think tend to be some important considerations for fiction writers in writing original creative work? The … Continue reading

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On ‘Write What You Know’

This article is based on a session at AussieCon 4. The panelists discussed that ‘write what you know’ is a line often repeated by academics and writing gurus, often ones who are not fiction writers or who write fiction which … Continue reading

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