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Advice to Aspiring Writers
On the Booktopia blog, author Arnold Zable was asked ‘Ten Terrifying Questions’. The last of them is, what advice would you give aspiring writers? Zable replies: “Life comes first, writing second. Travel, enter diverse worlds, keep a journal as you go, be attentive to the details of everyday life, be a participant as much as an observer, and listen to the many tales that…
‘Cloudstreet’ Takes Pride of Place
Poster of a Coffs Harbour Amateur Theatrical Society adaptation of Cloudstreet
A Perth-based fan of the Tim Winton classic Cloudstreet believes she’s narrowed the location of Tim Winton’s much-loved novel to the inner-city suburb of West Leederville. Heidi Ciriello has identified West Leederville’s Kimberley Street as the most likely location of the flaking mansion shared for two decades by the Pickles and Lambs.
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