Category Archives: Author Interview

Author Spotlight – Ananda Braxton-Smith Interview – Part 2

Welcome to the second part of our Ananda Braxton-Smith interview. Click here to read Part Two of the interview. I noticed at the beginning acknowledgment of Tantony, that you thanked your mother for teaching you to listen to the voices. … Continue reading

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Author Spotlight – Ananda Braxton-Smith Interview – Part 1

We’re incredibly excited to be publishing Ananda, and hope that you’ll love her writing as much as we do. Ananda’s debut novel, Merrow, (released in 2010) has been a great success, and is a CBCA Notable award-winner. It was also … Continue reading

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Author Spotlight – Interview with Carole Wilkinson

What inspired you to write Fromelles? My publisher, Andrew Kelly! He thought it was a fascinating story and I agreed. Ideas for my non-fiction books often come from someone else. I actually think it is not a bad thing to … Continue reading

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Author Spotlight – Interview with Michael Panckridge

Michael Panckridge Michael  is the author of over thirty books included the highly acclaimed Legends and Anniversary Legends series. He is also pretty mad-keen on sport. He has played cricket, football, soccer, tennis, hockey, and golf. In this interview, Michael … Continue reading

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Dr Carla Litchfield feature article in The Advertiser

Turning a new page on endangered species Written by Clare Peddie From: The Advertiser – January 29, 2011 Source: The Advertiser YOUNGSTERS can help save endangered species, says psychologist and author Dr Carla Litchfield. Her latest book, Saving Tigers, is … Continue reading

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On the twelfth day of Christmas…

…we have a very special guest, Santa Paws. Despite being told he would never succeed, Santa Paws proved the critics wrong, and published two highly popular Christmas books, Christmas Carols from the Kennel and The Night before Christmas. One day … Continue reading

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On the eleventh day of Christmas…

…the gorgeous Shirley Marr is in the spotlight. Shirley has been writing since she was in primary school. Despite being slammed in Yr 8 for writing an avant-garde story and fired from the Yr 12 yearbook committee, writing has always … Continue reading

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On the tenth day of Christmas…

…we have Warwick Sprawson in the spotlight. Nature lover, hiker, traveller and adventurer, Warwick, is also the author of the new guide book, The Overland Track. What does Christmas mean to you? Salt, sand, surf, family and roast beef. What … Continue reading

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On the ninth day of Christmas…

…we welcome the delightful Sue Lawson. Sue is the award-winning author of books for children and young adults. When she’s not writing, Sue obsesses over football, plays Singstar badly, and watches movies. What does Christmas mean to you? Christmas is … Continue reading

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On the eighth day of Christmas…

…we have the highly popular Danny Katz. Danny is a newspaper columnist and also writes books for children. He enjoys eating, going to movies and picking his toenails while he watches tv. A VERY KATZY XMAS What does Christmas mean … Continue reading

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