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Sandy Curtis – Writers’ Festival Organiser Interview

     You are the Director of WriteFest, a writers’ festival held annually in Bundaberg, Queensland. For those unfamiliar, what is WriteFest and who will be presenting at the festival (to be held on May 16-17) in 2015? Unlike most writers’ … Continue reading

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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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Banafsheh Serov – Author Interview

   For those unfamiliar with your fiction, how would you describe your debut novel, The Russian Tapestry?  The Russian Tapestry is based on my husband’s grandparents, Marie and Alexei Serov. It’s a love story set against the turmoil of WWI, … 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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Steven Lochran – Author Interview

For those unfamiliar with your books, how would you describe your fiction? The ‘elevator pitch’ I came up with when submitting the Vanguard Prime series to publishers was “Alex Rider joins the X-Men”, which embarrassingly enough managed to make it … Continue reading

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Steph Bowe – Author Interview

You had your first novel Girl Saves Boy released at 16. What inspired you to write a novel at that age, and why that particular novel? I’ve loved writing since I was a little kid, mainly because my parents read … Continue reading

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Alison Booth – Author Interview

In your first novel, Stillwater Creek, you told the story of a Latvian concentration camp survivor who, following the death of her husband, moves to the (fictional) town of Jingera NSW in 1957 with her daughter to start anew. How would you … Continue reading

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