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#141 A Room Of Her Own, with Darry Fraser

Darry Fraser is the bestselling author of Daughter of the Murray, Where the Murray River Runs, and The Widow of Ballarat. We first met Darry on the podcast, here, where we talked about the research and writing of The Daughter of the Murray, and here, last Christmas, as part of our Summer Reading Series. This week we…

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#135 How to Build a Community of Loyal Readers, With Rachael Johns

ABIA award-winning and bestselling author, Rachael Johns, is one half of the duo who has been organising the upcoming Australia’s West Coast Fiction Festival, an event eighteen months in the making. The other half is Tess Woods. It’s shaping up to be one of the biggest events of the year as sixty top Australian and…

Knowing When It’s Time to Step Up Your Writing Ambitions, with Ber Carroll

Told in seven first-person voices, The Missing Pieces of Sophie McCarthy, is a new direction for Australian author, Ber Carroll, author of eight contemporary fiction novels. Tightly constructed and difficult to edit, it’s Carroll’s most ambitious novel yet, and if the early reviews are anything to go by, a highly successful novel at that. Carroll…

#132 What A Career as an Author Looks Like: 10 Years, 15 Books & Gaining Momentum, with Jacquie Underdown

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a career author? Jacquie Underdown has put in the hours and she’s starting to reap the rewards after ten years of hard work. It’s not an uncommon story. Underdown set about learning her craft through a A Masters in Writing, Editing & Publishing. Her first contract…

#131 Kindle Unlimited or Wide, and Other Vexing Indie Publishing Questions, with Joanne Dannon

There’s no such thing as an overnight success in the writing game – well, maybe occasionally – but there’s a fast establishing pathway to give yourself the best chance of a long and profitable writing career. First, it takes time and writing more than a few good books, preferably in series, followed by perfecting your…