In Their Own Write

In Their Own Write Advice and insights from published authors

  • 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 […]

  • Meet the Author: Eliza Henry-Jones
    by intheirownwrite on April 6, 2018 at 1:47 am

    Which author past or present would celebrated Australian writer Eliza Henry-Jones choose to spend an hour with and what questions would she ask? Find out this week when I chat with Eliza about her writing life… Eliza Henry-Jones is the author of In the Quiet and Ache. Her latest novel, P is for Pearl, is her … Continue reading Meet the Author: Eliza Henry-Jones […]

  • Meet the Author: Mirandi Riwoe
    by intheirownwrite on March 30, 2018 at 2:00 am

    This week the spotlight is on a critically acclaimed author whose award-winning novella The Fish Girl is one of six titles included in the 2018 Stella Prize shortlist of extraordinary books by Australian women. The winner will be announced on April 12. In the meantime, meet Brisbane-based writer Mirandi Riwoe… Mirandi’s debut crime novel, She … Continue reading Meet the Author: Mirandi Riwo […]

  • Meet the Illustrator: Tash Macfarlane
    by intheirownwrite on March 17, 2018 at 3:08 am

    It is my special pleasure today to introduce debut illustrator Tash Macfarlane, who is inspired by nature and metaphors and cannot imagine a life without art to express the joy of being alive. Tash Macfarlane lives and works in Perth, Western Australia. Mainly working in watercolours, she uses Manga and comic-style art to bring her … Continue reading Meet the Illustrator: Tash Macfarlan […]