Amanda Hickie has written an extraordinary book. In An Ordinary Epidemic she layers ethical dilemma upon ethical dilemma as she pushes her characters deeper into a highly contagious and deadly disease epidemic in contemporary Sydney. It's topical, timely and terrifying. Join me and the MidnightSun Publishing team as we launch Amanda Hickie's fabulous novel on Friday 8th May, … Continue reading Book Launch ‘An Ordinary Epidemic’ by Amanda Hickie, Fri 8 May, 6.30pm, SAWC
I'm really excited to be part of this wonderful series of workshops put on by the City of Charles Sturt Library. From 19th April to 10th May Sunday afternoons at the West Lakes Library will be set aside for all things writerly! It's all free, so why not come along? Please make sure you book.
Next week the exquisite Breaking Beauty can be yours to treasure.
This is one of my favourite quotes from Breaking Beauty. I hope you like it too. It's from Melanie Kinsman's divine, heartbreaking story 'A Paper Woman'. If you haven't already, please RSVP to Anna for the launch on the 7th November. We are nearly at capacity. Email RSVPs to firstname.lastname@example.org
This quote is from the intriguing story, 'The Beholders' by Sean Williams.
The countdown to the launch of Breaking Beauty has begun! To give you a taste of the beautiful stories to come, we have created a small sample per week to be posted on our Facebook page until the big day on Friday 7 November. Don’t forget to book your spot at the Adelaide party: email@example.com
BOOK LAUNCH INVITATION MidnightSun Publishing presents Breaking Beauty a short story collection by twenty-seven brilliant writers Katherine Arguile Lesley Beasley Gillian Britton Rebekah Clarkson Jessica Clements Katherine Doube Annabel Evitts Ruby Ewens Matthew Gabriel Corrie Hosking Rosemary Jackson Melanie Kinsman Stefan Laszczuk Jo Lennan Gay Lynch Mary Lynn Mather Amy T. Matthews Rachael Mead Lilliana … Continue reading Breaking Beauty Book Launch
Here it is! What do you think? I love it and I hope you do too. I think it's striking. And memorable. We wanted something that would jump off the bookshop shelf and straight into your hands as you thought to yourself, "Oh yeah, I really need to read that book!" Kim Lock is the talented designer … Continue reading Breaking Beauty – the cover
It's been a while since I posted about the beauty anthology. I have been busily working with the writers to get the manuscript polished and shipshape. And it's looking pretty amazing. Just as I had hoped, the writers took the theme of 'beauty' and cracked it open, looking at the underside of the idea and … Continue reading Announcing: Breaking Beauty
Thank you so much to all the wonderful writers who took the time to submit their work to the anthology. We have a large number of stories to read and consider from an enviable list of talented writers, both emerging and established. It's going to be an exciting, humbling and difficult process to make editorial decisions. But … Continue reading Beauty Anthology Update