Isabel van Gent

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Lauren Chater talks The Craft of Writing


When Lauren Chater compared using similes and metaphors to garnishing a dish it seemed fitting. Her non-fiction book Well Read Cookies combined her two loves of baking and literature. Perhaps she is onto something. According to writing coach John Warner, writers [...]

Lauren Chater talks The Craft of Writing2019-07-18T14:41:53+11:00

Lauren Chater – Reading and Researching to Write


In the final stages of editing her new book Gulliver’s Wife, Lauren Chater talks to Cornerstone about the importance of research in storytelling. “I would say research is at least 50% if not 80% of the actual work,” she says, “I [...]

Lauren Chater – Reading and Researching to Write2019-07-18T14:43:21+11:00

Mary-Lou Stephens on Dialogue 


‘Two Orchards’ is Mary-Lou Stephens’ new novel about the tumultuous years of the Tasmanian apple industry after the 1967 bushfires. Here she talks about the power of getting the dialogue right.  For Mary-Lou Stephens dialogue can do a lot more heavy [...]

Mary-Lou Stephens on Dialogue 2019-07-18T14:45:07+11:00