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Shownotes: Writing the stories we needed with Nina Kenwood

It Sounded Better In My Head won the 2018 Text Prize (Text Publishing) Check out Nina’s website and follow her on Twitter and Instagram Michelle’s current read, The Multi-Hypen Method by Emma Gannon Caitlin’s speedy weekend read, If I Never Met You by Mhairi McFarlane! Released in Aus in […]

Grieving in words with Helena Fox

Grieving in words with Helena Fox

Our guest is very well travelled and is now based in Wollongong, New South Wales. Helena Fox is celebrating the publication of her debut, How It Feels To Float. We talked to her about grief being a unique and individual experience, mental health, characters, and […]

Shownotes: Women make history with Claire Wright

Shownotes: Women make history with Claire Wright

Welcome to Better Words, Claire Wright! Buy You Daughters of Freedom here, check it out on Goodreads, check out Claire’s website and follow her on Instagram and Twitter.  Michelle had to say goodbye to Percy the pug as she’s about to move to the UK! Caitlin cried […]

Shownotes: Fairy tales and folklore with Kate Forsyth

Shownotes: Fairy tales and folklore with Kate Forsyth

This interview was recorded live at CapriCon Rockhampton. We’ve had to edit some sections due to sound issues, including the Q&A.  Listen to Kate’s fascinating discussion all about fairytale origins with Richard Fidler on Conversations.  Find Kate on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. 

An Underdog’s dream with Tobias Madden

An Underdog’s dream with Tobias Madden

We’re discussing office sitcoms, British TV dramas and astrology all before being joined by Tobias Madden. He is a man of many, many talents! We chat all about Underdog: #LoveOzYA Short Stories, the bookish community, musicals and changing careers.

Shownotes: An Underdog’s dream with Tobias Madden

Shownotes: An Underdog’s dream with Tobias Madden

Follow Tobias on Instagram and check out his website.  Buy Underdog here, check out the website and follow them on Instagram. Caitlin’s started watching The Office! We also love Utopia and Parks & Recreation for office sitcoms. Michelle, as usual, has a darker TV recommendation, Broken. Marvel is driving Caitlin CRAZY. 😭BUT […]

Shownotes: Revisiting our yesterday with Karyn Sepulveda

Shownotes: Revisiting our yesterday with Karyn Sepulveda

Our guest this week is Karyn Sepulveda, author of Letters to My Yesterday. Thank you to Ventura Press for providing a copy of the book for the interview.  Caitlin is doing crew for a local production of Kinky Boots.  We started watching the latest season […]

Shownote: The universal language with Cristy Burne

Shownote: The universal language with Cristy Burne

Welcome Cristy! You can follow Cristy online on her website, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Find Zeros and Ones: The Geeks, Heros and Hackers Who Changes History on Goodreads.  Everyone’s A Combo Of A “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” Actor And Character — Here’s Yours Caitlin’s first read of […]

Women in power with Jane Caro

Women in power with Jane Caro

Listen to our chat with Jane Caro here. We discuss her obsession with the formidable Elizabeth I and her writing process for her young adult trilogy about the young queen.  Photo: UQP Books

Words spilling out with Nikki McWatters

Words spilling out with Nikki McWatters

Listen to our chat with Nikki McWatters here!