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.
Writers On Writing / Benjamin Law recommends his favourite pieces of narrative journalism
Clear your schedule. Make a pot of tea. Plump your couch pillows, and settle in for some quality long-form journalism as recommended by writer, author and broadcaster Benjamin Law. Ben’s online course, Writing Narrative Journalism, starts 23 September.
Writers On Writing / Inga Simpson recommends her favourite nature reads
‘My ‘starter pack’ for those aspiring to write about the natural world would include…’
Award-winning writer and author Inga Simpson has made a list of her favourite pieces of writing about the natural world, ahead of her online course, Nature Writing, starting 2 September.
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 […]
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 / 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.