I recently read Charlotte Wood‘s fifth novel, The Natural Way of Things. Highly acclaimed and penned by a well-respected Australian author, I thought it would be a perfect starting point for The Australian Women Writers Challenge. But the more I read, the more I […]
In honour of February 14th, here are a few blockbuster reads sorted into relationship status. Which book will you be reading this Valentines Day? SINGLE There were so many books out there celebrating the single life that it […]
I’ve seen the words ‘faffing about’ appear in various media streams lately, often juxtaposed with the word ‘goals’. But if you’re anything like me, it’s difficult to achieve goals when you’re busy faffing about. Don’t get me […]
Holly Throsby’s successful songwriting background shines through in her debut novel. Turns of phrase and character descriptions are frequently repeated throughout the book, creating a distinct pattern, like a chorus in a song. This recurring […]
GIFs of happy dances and high fives will be trending on twitter this week as school goes back for the year. I will be joining other writers with children in breathing a collective sigh of relief […]
Why not base my first book review blog on Tim Winton?, I thought to myself.
The training wheels came off my blog this week. Like a child careering down a steep slope on a new bike – barely able to reach the pedals, I acted with more confidence than ability and […]