"All my events have been cancelled and I can’t fly to the UK or interstate to promote Prey. But authors, blogger, book lovers and book shops (even those that have closed their shops) have been wonderfully supportive, like yourself, and it’s truly heartening. I feel very lucky." - L.A. Larkin
My essay 'the anchor that is writing' was featured over on the website of a wonderfully supportive fellow Australian writer Louise J Allen who will soon have her debut novel released into the wild (Jan 2018).
On the blog today, debut Australian author JM Pearce stops by on her blog tour to chat about her writing journey and how her background in policing has influenced her writing style. Set in the Queensland bush, A Time to Run is a tense, gritty crime thriller featuring a cop-turned-victim and a chilling serial killer.… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Writing Journey of JM Pearce
Today on the blog, Australian author and midwife Fiona McArthur stops by to chat about how her midwifery background has influenced her storytelling. My review for The Homestead Girls was posted here yesterday. Hi Lauren, lovely to be here on The Australian Bookshelf to celebrate the release of The Homestead Girls. You asked me ‘how… Continue reading Guest Post: Fiona McArthur on midwifery and storytelling
Plenty of great events for readers and writers have been scheduled for 2012, some have been and gone but there are many more coming up over the next few months. I’d like to share some of the ones I’ve had my eye on and the ones I’ve signed up for. I’d love to hear if… Continue reading Upcoming readers and writers festivals 2012