What was it like to be on the other side of the writing process and to edit the collection of short stories for the Margaret River Short Story Competition? I’ve done a bit of editing work before; I was one of the fiction editors for the Melbourne literary journal Etchings a few years ago. While […]
Nina, you eat too much. Every meal you tell yourself, You’ve got to stop eating like this. You never feel hungry. You never feel full. You’re always out of control. Now it’s 9pm. Again, you’ve sent yourself to bed to stop yourself eating. Again, you can’t sleep: all you can think about is food. Maybe […]
When crafting You Belong Here, did you always have such a fantastic soundtrack in mind? Where can we go to listen to your playlist? It’s funny; my life has always had a fantastic soundtrack: alt-rock, grunge, brit-pop, and hip-hop all rose as I was growing up. When it came time to write a book, I wasn’t distinctly […]
Due to launch this November, The Way It Was by Ray Jordan and Peter Forrestal is a guided tour that takes you through the history of the Margaret River wine region. Here is an exclusive look at the early days of Margaret River. Elijah Dawson was one of the original vineyard owners of Vasse. In […]
Margaret River Press just signed a contract to work with Paul Iskov for a book of recipes and stories about his dining experience Fervor. We interviewed Robert Wood to talk about the book and his role in compiling the stories. Can you tell us a little bit about the book? The book with Fervor is […]
Due to launch in December 2017, Bree's Forest Adventure is Margaret River Press' first children's book by two Margaret River locals. With words by Miriam Wei Wei Lo and illustrations by her daughter, Emily-Rose Lochore, this special mother-daughter story has a soft spot in our hearts. Miriam and Emily-Rose took a moment out of their busy schedules to chat with us about the book.
I've just returned from the Perth Writers Festival where it was wonderful to speak about Bloodlines. There were other fledgling writers in the audience, and they asked, how did I do it? How did I pull off writing a novel?