Gold Coast Writers Festival – boots ‘n’ all

I love an excuse to spend a day on the Gold Coast. This week it wasn’t the beautiful beaches and funky restaurants that got me there, it was an invitation to get creative with a bunch of aspiring young writers. The Authors in Schools program is part of the annual Gold Coast Writers Festival and […]

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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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