Take a look at what we’ve read in September – a complex thriller, a meditation on grief, an addictive page-turner, a piece on Antarctic moss, a book of essays and more!
Take a look at what we’ve read in August – a compelling ode to Sarajevo, a contemplative literary novel, a new voice in Aussie crime, a haunting short story, a middle grade adventure and more!
“The story is very much about friendship, and it’s been an interesting parallel that the people I’ve met while writing it have helped me understand what community truly is.”
Take a look at what we’ve read in July – a middle grade First Nations story, a postmodern reimagining of a classic, a book told from a painting’s perspective and more!
“… a distinction must be made between the artform of fiction or writing for oneself or journaling. Both are important, but they serve different purposes.”
“But really, I don’t care what the trope is — in the hands of a skilled writer, even the most tried and possibly tired trope can be delivered in a fresh and entertaining way.”
“The better you understand the intricacies of good writing, the more powerfully you can write about any aspect of your life.”
“Drafting is just one stage of a writing project: there’s a time to create characters, a time to edit, a time to work on plot problems… You can have a productive day without writing a word.”
Take a look at the great things you’ve been reading this past year — lots of new work on this list! Go you, supporting each other! And revisiting some old ground with fondness.