In Their Own Write

In Their Own Write Advice and insights from published authors

  • Meet the Author: Inez Baranay
    by intheirownwrite on October 4, 2019 at 1:00 am

    Inez’s top tip for aspiring authors: Write however you want to write. Make your own rules, find your own voice. Inez Baranay was born in Naples, Italy, grew up in Sydney, Australia. She has published 12 books of fiction and non-fiction, and has lived in and taught creative writing in countries including India, Indonesia and … Continue reading Meet the Author: Inez Baranay […]

  • Meet the Creators: Vikki Conley and Penelope Pratley
    by intheirownwrite on September 20, 2019 at 1:00 am

    One of the loveliest aspects of my writing life is connecting with other children’s book creators and sharing the excitement of a new story finding its way to young readers. This week I’m chatting with Vikki Conley and Penelope Pratley about their creative life and their beautiful picture book, Ella and Mrs Gooseberry. Congratulations to … Continue reading Meet the Creators: Vikki Conley and Penelope Pratley […]

  • Meet the Author: John Kinsella
    by intheirownwrite on September 13, 2019 at 1:00 am

    John’s top tip for writers: Never give in. John Kinsella is the author of more than 30 books. His many awards include the Australian Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Poetry and the Victorian Premier’s Award for Poetry. His most recent works include the poetry volumes Drowning in Wheat: Selected Poems (Picador, 2016) and Open Door … Continue reading Meet the Author: John Kinsella […]

  • Meet the Author: Philip Salom
    by intheirownwrite on August 9, 2019 at 1:00 am

      Philip’s top tip for aspiring authors: Read. It’s always the same advice. Be critical not sentimental. Look for individuality and value in your own work and be welcoming but be rigorous in developing it. Quality matters more than popularity. Philip Salom‘s new novel The Returns is his fourth novel. He has also published 14 … Continue reading Meet the Author: Philip Salom […]

  • Meet the Author: Angela Savage
    by intheirownwrite on July 26, 2019 at 1:00 am

    Angela’s top tip for aspiring authors: Read and write. Don’t talk about writing. Do the work. And love what you do. Angela Savage is an award-winning Melbourne writer, who has lived and travelled extensively in Asia. Her debut novel, Behind the Night Bazaar, won the 2004 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an unpublished manuscript. All … Continue reading Meet the Author: Angela Savag […]