Feature Articles / Tara June Winch on reclaiming language and writing fiction
My writing career was born on the back of identity crisis — not only as a fair-skinned Aboriginal woman, but as an English- speaking Australian in the world, as a citizen of a privileged, colonised country. I am a product of our black and white history and that unsettled me. In 2004 and 2005, I […]
Feature Articles / Andy Griffiths on Natalie Goldberg
Andy Griffiths is one of Australia’s most successful writers for the anarchic books he writes with illustrator Terry Denton – for kids big and little. We asked him about the writer who has made the most impact on his life’s work and he chose Natalie Goldberg. Find out why …
Writers On Writing / Wai Chim on why we should all be reading YA
We chatted to bestselling author Wai Chim, ahead of her online course Writing YA – Channelling Your Teen Voice, about tackling big themes, what makes a story fit into the YA genre, and some of her favourite reads at the moment.
Writers On Writing / Linda Funnell on seeing potential in a manuscript
We chatted to experienced editor and publisher Linda Funnell, ahead of her course Online Feedback: Manuscript Development, about what she looks for in a great manuscript, what makes a good relationship between a writer and their editor, and what she’s reading at the moment.
What We're Reading / What We’re Listening To: July Edition
In advance of this month’s Talking Writing event, Writing NSW staff recommend podcasts, audiobooks and albums almost good enough to eat. Curl up with some popcorn, your favourite blanket and headphones and indulge in this selection of soul-food for your ears.
Writers On Writing / Ryan O’Neill recommends his top short stories
We asked author Ryan O’Neill to recommend a couple of his favourite short stories, ahead of his course Online Feedback: Short Stories, and he responded with some crackers. All stories are available to read online, so you can see what the fuss is about.