It feels strange to finally send off a story to publishers – especially a story that links to Australian actor, Geoffrey Rush (in an odd way). I’ve worked on this manuscript for many years – it’s got a new name, and been changed in so … Continue reading To do or not to do … a.k.a. submitting a story
Gone are the days when a writer could sit up in a proverbial garret and stare out across the rooftops, alone and isolated, glumly waiting for the muse to visit. Not that the garret situation was ever the case for most writers - but you … Continue reading Do writers need to network? Do crackers need cheese?
It feels strange to finally send off a story to publishers - especially a story that I can link to Geoffrey Rush (in an odd way). This manuscript is something I've worked on for many years - part of me fears for its future, part … Continue reading the agony and the ecstasy – a.k.a. submitting a story
Without the support of the Queensland Writers Centre and their lovely staff my journey to become a better writer would be so much harder. We have a fantastic writing community here, due in part to the QWC. Long may it flourish in their new home … Continue reading Blog touring with the QWC
The debate about the threatened lifting of restrictions on the parallel importation of books simmers in the Australian publishing world. Expect it to escalate if the Federal Government’s Productivity Commission makes public a decision to allow the abolition of territorial copyright on June 30. Many … Continue reading If we don’t fight we lose….