In Their Own Write Advice and insights from published authors

  • Meet the Author: Eugen Bacon
    by intheirownwrite on January 21, 2022 at 2:00 am

    Eugen’s top tip for aspiring authors: Edit, edit, edit. If your first draft is so bad, you can’t give it a second read yourself, how do you expect someone else to read it? As a writer who is also an editor, I treasure good editors or peer reviewers who understand my work—their feedback helps me … Continue reading Meet the Author: Eugen Bacon

  • Meet the Author: Lorraine Horsley
    by intheirownwrite on December 3, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Books can change the world, and the right book at the right time can change your life. Lorraine Horsley Lorraine Horsley writes stories for children and adults along with non-fiction. Her first non-fiction book, You’ve Got This, Tips for the Uncertain Student was published by Dixi Books in October this year. Her first picture book, … Continue reading Meet the Author: Lorraine Horsley

  • Met the Author: Nola Smith
    by intheirownwrite on November 19, 2021 at 1:30 am

    Nola’s top tip for aspiring authors: Keep writing. It’s so easy to walk away from writing when it gets tough but you will be the poorer for it. Stick at it. Nothing beats that feeling when you finally finish a manuscript. It’s unreal! Nola Smith is an Australian children’s book author. She is a retired … Continue reading Met the Author: Nola Smith

  • Meet the Author: Peter Papathanasiou
    by intheirownwrite on October 29, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Peter’s top tip for aspiring authors: First write the book. Peter Papathanasiou was born in northern Greece in 1974 and adopted as a baby to an Australian family. His debut book, a memoir, was published in 2019 as ‘Little One’ by Allen & Unwin in Australia and as ‘Son of Mine’ by Salt Publishing in … Continue reading Meet the Author: Peter Papathanasiou

  • Meet the Author: Maura Pierlot
    by intheirownwrite on October 15, 2021 at 1:00 am

    My top tip is that no one has the answers and , ultimately, you must go deep into yourself to work out why you are writing, who you are writing for, and what you want your writing to accomplish. You have the answers – the writer’s journey is about trusting yourself to find them. Maura … Continue reading Meet the Author: Maura Pierlot