Writers: think twice before diving into the publishers’ slush pile

One of my most popular posts, I've finally given my take on unsolicited manuscript submissions to Australian book publishers a makeover for 2019. Most writers who submit their manuscript electronically are wasting their time. Here's why - and what you can do about it. The slush pile The slush pile…

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Dogs and books and happy authors

My client Guy Hull's wonderful book telling the story of the dog in Australian history, The Dogs that Made Australia, launched last weekend in the picturesque surrounds of Bowral in the southern highlands. Here I am with Guy at The Bookshop Bowral, 309 Bong Bong Road. Guy is poised to…

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Limelight magazine interview for Girls at the Piano now online

I'm pleased to report that this link is now available to the interview I conducted with Limelight magazine's Angus McPherson for its May issue. The upside is that the first paragraph is terrific. The downside is that it's all you can see without a subscription to the magazine. The print…

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Upcoming events for Girls at the Piano

Radio has been very kind to my new book, Girls at the Piano. I've gathered here links to all the radio interviews I've had so far. I wanted to alert you to a new interview airing on Monday 30th April on the Arts Monday program on Eastside Radio (89.7fm), which subsequently will…

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