5 minutes with... Lukas P. Threlfall

5 minutes with... Lukas P. Threlfall

So, what have you written up to now?

At the time of writing I have written one novel that is now published (The Power of the Elements), as well as an unpublished sequel (more on that later).

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5 minutes with… Michael Costello

5 minutes with… Michael Costello

When did you decide to become a writer?

I used to write as a child, and then gave it away when I joined the Public Service. Then at one stage I said to myself that I wasn’t going to get to 70 and regret not pursuing my writing. I went on part time work, did courses, got my skills up and went for it. I have had some success and no regrets.

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How to Write a Memoir

How to Write a Memoir

Writing a memoir is the art of telling the story of a moment in your life.  It isn’t about your whole life; just a peek through the window of your experience.  A memoir might focus on a defining moment, an experience that changed you in some way. For instance, my memoir “So, Where’s My Happy Ever After?” focuses on my becoming single again after twenty-five years of marriage. The defining...

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5 reasons you should consider Self Publishing

5 reasons you should consider Self Publishing

Ultimately self publishing offers Australian authors more control over the whole publishing process. If you’ve exhausted all traditional publishing possibilities or just want to jump right in, here are five reasons why you should consider self publishing here in Australia.

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5 minutes with... Peter d'Plesse

5 minutes with... Peter d'Plesse

When did you decide to become a writer?

I’ve been writing as far back as I can remember. Way back in the school days I produced stories that won some small prizes in primary and high school. I started writing for magazines out of an interest to share my learning experiences from the activities I enjoyed...

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5 Top Tips to eBook Publishing Success

5 Top Tips to eBook Publishing Success

The popularity of ebooks is growing every year because nothing beats reading a good book and ebooks make reading more portable in that you can carry many books with you at once on your ebook reader.

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I need to write.

I need to write.

It’s sometimes about my need to be heard. There are some days that I need to know that people are listening, and my voice can be heard above the chatter of the world, beyond the anonymity of one in seven billion, and despite the coldness and darkness of life. I’m still in that cement box at the bottom of the ocean, desperate to be listened to, and understood...

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Are You Really Ready to Get Published?

As you might imagine in my line of work as a publisher, editor and creativity coach, I am always meeting people who tell me they want to be published.

I’ve learnt to listen very carefully to what comes after that first statement because it is the words they utter next that will usually tell me whether or not they are serious...

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