Since July last year, I’ve been working part-time on a narrative research project for the Spirit of the Streets Choir in Perth. The work continues, but finally we can see the end. Continue reading
Rereading favourite books is a joy for many people. We not only reconnect with favourite authors and characters. In a way we also reconnect with younger ourselves. Many writers also think rereading favourite books is a necessity.
Enid Blyton once a famous children’s writer
These were among the points made during a session which I thoroughly enjoyed at the Perth Writers Festival (PWF) 2016. Authors Tracey Farr, Debra Adelaide and Peter Rose discussed ‘A Reader’s Life’ with Sarah McNeil. Continue reading
Falling book prices could force authors to abandon their keyboards. That was the headline of an article by David Day, writing in The Age this week. David Day is a historian and biographer. He is also chairman of the Australian Society of Authors.
Response to falling book prices
You can read the article here.
Purple prose, according to Wikipedia, is
prose text that is so extravagant, ornate, or flowery as to break the flow and draw excessive attention to itself. Purple prose is characterized by the extensive use of adjectives, adverbs, zombie nouns, and metaphors.
Purple prose manuscript hoping to become a book