Monthly Archives: April 2013

What do you like about my book reviews?

I’ve added more book reviews to the Book Reviews adults tab.  Check out Peter Watts book ‘The Pacific’, and Nick Earls ‘Zig Zag St’. Book Review By Jill Smith©April2013 Title: The Pacific Author: Peter Watt Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia Jack Kelly has … Continue reading

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Gold Coast Speckies wrap up Supanova…

http://www.gcspeckies.com/supanova-weekend-wrap-up/ Vacen Taylor of Gold Coast Speckies wraps up Supanonva… What a weekend! If there is one word that can be used to describe the events at the Supanova Pop Culture Expo it is EPIC! Yes, the epic events of Supanova.  Like I said … Continue reading

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Who is at Supanova on the Gold Coast?

Two of my favourite authors…. ANITA BELL A. A. Bell’s debut thriller DIAMOND EYES was Highly Commended in the 2008 FAW Jim Hamilton Award, and both it and its sequel HINDSIGHT won the prestigious Norma K Hemming in consecutive years … Continue reading

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Writing notes…

Did anyone guess that the Writing Notes tab for Somerset Literary Festival is only half finished? Well the reason is simple, I’ve had the distraction of reading some great books I purchased at Somerset, signed by the author Nick Earls. … Continue reading

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Somerset Literary Festival notes…

One thing I’ve done over the years is take copious notes at events where I can learn from fellow writers. These are jottings taken at sessions during the festival this year. I believe writers are on a continual learning curve this … Continue reading

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