Books from our Backyard

It’s no secret that Queensland has great weather and fantastic beaches, but a prolific writing community? Well, that’s not so well known. The Queensland Writers Centre is aiming to change that with its annual Books From Our Backyard catalogue – packed full of books published by Queensland authors. The QWC kicked off this year’s campaign […]

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Finding an authentic voice

An authentic and unique voice – it’s what every publisher is looking for in a manuscript, and what every writer is trying to project. It was certainly the topic of the day at the Gold Coast Writers Festival this weekend. So what exactly is this illusive quality? Writer Joe Moore sums it up this way: “Just like […]

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