Writers Mutter

The importance of muttering while writing is underrated. People in cafes must think I’m insane but I’m usually too deep down in the story to know. I’m in a lockdown in a school or I’m being chased through the bush by a madman or I’m escaping from an immigration detention centre. And as the words flow I’m reading them to myself. I wonder if other writers mutter? I’m the first audience for the story and I want to hear it, feel it, to know if the pacing and intonation is right. I think I’m checking if it feels true. I’m…

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KOALA and YABBA Award Winners

KOALA and YABBA Award Winners

The YABBA Awards (Young Australians’ Best Book Awards) and KOALA Awards (Kids Own Australian Literature Awards) have been announced for another year and … View Post
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