In Their Own Write

In Their Own Write Advice and insights from published authors

  • Meet the Author: Josey Hurley
    by intheirownwrite on December 8, 2017 at 1:31 am

    Josey’s top tip for aspiring authors: Never give up and seize any opportunity – believe in the brilliance of your work. Josey Hurley is a clinical psychologist who has worked in both educational and private settings. She loves stories – telling stories, reading stories and writing stories, that instil problem-solving skills, resilience and courage. Throughout … Continue reading Meet the Author: Josey Hurley […]

  • Meet the Author: Elizabeth Foster
    by intheirownwrite on November 24, 2017 at 2:55 am

    It’s my pleasure today to introduce Elizabeth Foster as part of the blog tour for her debut novel Esme’s Wish. Elizabeth’s top tip for authors: Be bloody-minded about setting aside time to write. Shut off social media during your writing time – I have an app on my computer that blocks Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and … Continue reading Meet the Author: Elizabeth Foster […]

  • Meet the Author: Lois Murphy
    by intheirownwrite on November 2, 2017 at 6:42 pm

    Lois’s top tip for aspiring authors: One thing I always do is read my work aloud. It is essential for balancing sentences, getting them to flow and identifying redundant words and clunky phrasing. When you’re close to a work, your eye tends to skim it, but you can always pick up clumsy writing by hearing … Continue reading Meet the Author: Lois Murphy […]

  • Meet the Author: Kate Russell
    by intheirownwrite on October 18, 2017 at 12:48 am

     Today it is my pleasure to take part in a blog tour for a special publication and introduce you to Kate Russell, one of the authors of Mystery, Mayhem & Magic, an anthology of amazing adventures for young readers.  “Take a path through the forest of imagination into mysterious journeys filled with mayhem and a … Continue reading Meet the Author: Kate Russ […]

  • Meet the Author: Bobbie Richardson
    by intheirownwrite on September 22, 2017 at 6:09 am

    Bobbie’s top tip for aspiring authors: Find a place, whether at home or at a café you love to go to, and make that your business place to write. I always treat myself with a cuppa and do at least 1.5 hours of work at a time before breaks. Bobbie Richardson, a local Maleny resident … Continue reading Meet the Author: Bobbie Richardson […]