In Their Own Write

In Their Own Write Advice and insights from published authors

  • Meet the Author: Kate Simpson
    by intheirownwrite on July 2, 2018 at 11:46 pm

    It’s always an occasion for celebration when a new book is sent out into the world and today it’s my pleasure to introduce Kate Simpson, whose picture book Finding Granny is set to touch the hearts of young readers and their families. Kate’s doing a Blog Tour this week and full details follow our chat… … Continue reading Meet the Author: Kate Simpson […]

  • Meet the Author: Joanne Anderton
    by intheirownwrite on June 8, 2018 at 1:00 am

    Joanne Anderton is a Sydney-sider who writes speculative fiction for adults, young adults…and pretty much anyone who likes their worlds a little different. She sprinkles a touch of science fiction to spice up her fantasy, and thinks horror adds flavour to just about everything. Joanne is addicted to anime and manga, and says these are strong influences in her … Continue reading Meet the Author: Joanne Anderton […]

  • Meet the Author: Tracy Ryan
    by intheirownwrite on May 25, 2018 at 2:16 am

    ­ Don’t aspire; just write. Don’t think of yourself as “aspiring”; think of yourself as writing. And read widely, and/or deeply, because that goes with writing. Tracy Ryan Tracy Ryan was born and grew up in Western Australia, where she now lives in the wheatbelt, but has also lived overseas in the UK, USA and … Continue reading Meet the Author: Tracy Ryan […]

  • Meet the Author-Illustrator: Adrienne Body
    by intheirownwrite on May 11, 2018 at 1:00 am

    Adrienne Body is an author and illustrator of children’s fiction and non-fiction picture books. Growing up in New Zealand with stories and illustrations by great local children’s authors like Lynley Dodd and Margaret Mahy inspired her to put her love of art together with her love of words to bring to life her own cute … Continue reading Meet the Author-Illustrator: Adrienne Body […]

  • Meet the Author: Roger Averill
    by intheirownwrite on April 19, 2018 at 11:37 pm

    ‘Lucid…beautiful…tender’ are three words that have been used to describe the writing of today’s guest author. Roger Averill joins me to talk about the why of his writing and how he channels his great-grandfather, a bricklayer, to do the work. Roger Averill is the author of Exile: the lives and hopes of Werner Pelz, the … Continue reading Meet the Author: Roger Aver […]