Writers on writing
We've asked some of our authors to share their writing experiences with you. Here, they tell us about the process of writing a book, how they came up with their ideas, getting their book published and, of course, how to overcome writer's block!
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Courtney Collins talks about writing her novel The Burial
I suppose I was waiting for it, the beginnings of a book, as if it would
just happen upon me as elegantly as a bird landing in a tree.
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A breathtakingly brilliant debut novel in the tradition of Cormac McCarthy - inspired by Australia's last bushranger, young woman Jessie Hickman.
Michelle de Kretser discusses writing her latest book Questions of Travel
I knew I would write about travel one day. Leaving home – whether for
pleasure or work, or as immigrant or a refugee – has become a central
experience for more and more people in the world, so writing about
travel is a way of writing about modern life and the global forces that
affect individual stories.
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Award-winning author Michelle de Kretser illuminates travel, work and modern dreams in this brilliant evocation of the way we live now. Wonderfully written, Questions of Travel is an extraordinary work of imagination - a transformative, very funny and intensely moving novel.
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