Writers On Writing / The short story as a pouch-sized epic, with Eugen Bacon
“I adore that the short story allows an incompleteness that is self-sufficient, a lightness that carries heft, an accessibility that is complex yet eloquent.” We spoke to award-winning author Eugen Bacon on the short story form.
Writers On Writing / Mirrors within Mirrors, with Pooja Mittal Biswas
‘When we read books that again and again fail to feature us, the persistent deluge of “You are not here, you are not here, you are not here” eventually becomes a thundering chorus of “You don’t belong here, you do not deserve to be here.”’
Writer and author P.M. Biswas argues why researching and writing diversity is so important to Australian writing.
Writers On Writing / Eugen Bacon on how speculative fiction is a reflection of diversity
We chatted to award-winning writer and author Eugen Bacon, ahead of her online course, Writing Speculative Fiction, about the infinite boundaries of the all-encompassing genre, writing hopefully and cynically, and challenging genre, identity and gender stereotypes while you’re at it.
Writers On Writing / Kate Holden recommends her favourite books to inspire
Living abroad, the joys of gardening, diaries, essays and musings on household objects – Kate Holden gives us insight into which books inspire her. Kate’s online course, Writing Memoir, starts Wednesday 28 October. Enrol here.
Writers On Writing / Leonie Tyle on what makes a great children’s book
‘…writing must have something to say in a clear and heartfelt way. It should delight and challenge’ We chatted to publisher and editor Leonie Tyle on her many lives in the literary sector, and what draws her to a children’s book manuscript.