Writers in the Attic: Michelle Johnston

Writers in the Attic: Michelle Johnston

I'm happy to say that Writers in the Attic is back for 2018! To ease the pressure on myself a little, I've decided it will be more of an occasional series, but I promise it will be just as interesting and varied! My dear writing friend, Michelle Johnston, is kicking...

Shahina Braganza: Converting Chaos Into Order

Shahina Braganza: Converting Chaos Into Order

Most of the guests who visit the attic are people I've met relatively recently, but today's guest and I first met many years ago in Hobart, Tasmania, when she was still a schoolgirl thinking of studying medicine and I was a much younger mum and doctor. We lost contact...

Kali Napier: Getting Personal

Kali Napier: Getting Personal

My guest author this week is Kali Napier. I can't remember exactly when Kali's path and mine first crossed, but over the past six months or so we've become friends as our books are being released within a month of each other. There's nothing like sharing the pathway...

Theresa Smith: The Bend in My Writing Road

Theresa Smith: The Bend in My Writing Road

I have a very special guest today, one well known to almost every female writer in this country through her work as Historical Fiction Editor with the Australian Women Writers Challenge. You couldn't find a bigger advocate or a more generous supporter of...

Jodie How: Writer or Tortoise

Jodie How: Writer or Tortoise

Today I welcome emerging Western Australian writer, Jodie How. Here's Jodie's take on creativity and how, once she'd discarded her romantic notions of being a writer, she found what worked for her:  'If there’s one thing I’m good at, it’s persistence. I’m the...