Hayley Lawrence’s compelling and thought-provoking #LoveOzYA debut, Inside the Tiger (Penguin Random House Australia, 2018) had my heart in a vice grip and I caught up with Hayley to find out more about her writing process and where the story came from.
Category Archive: Writing Tips
I’ve teamed up with Kill Your Darlings to produce an online workshop, Introduction to Writing Young Adult Fiction!
As a published YA author with a creative writing PhD and an insatiable YA reading habit, I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to share my knowledge about the craft of writing YA fiction.
Introduction to Writing Young Adult Fiction is a workshop designed to equip aspiring YA writers with the skills and support to hone their craft and get to work.
Sharon Kernot’s YA verse novel The Art of Taxidermy was shortlisted for the 2017 Text Prize and published by […]
Regular readers might have noticed that I’ve been MIA lately (sorry, guys), and there are two reasons for […]
For new and emerging writers, getting your first manuscript in front of a publisher, let alone securing a […]
Writing the first draft of a novel is exciting. Your plot, characters and themes are fresh, and anything […]
When I tell people I’m a writer the first thing they ask is not the obvious ‘What do you […]
Margot McGovern pens an open letter. Dear Writers, While there are many most excellent stories out there (cheers […]