Louise Mack, Teens (novel extracts)

Louise Mack, Teens (novel extracts)

Louise Mack, extract from Teens (1897) As we posted in our recent Ethel Turner juvenilia post, Ethel Turner, author of Seven Little Australians, and her older sister Lillian practised their literary skills by producing a newspaper while still at school. In that post,...
Non-Fiction & Poetry: Yearly Wrap Up 2021

Non-Fiction & Poetry: Yearly Wrap Up 2021

Hello 2021 Readers! 2021 has been a strange and often hard year for many of us. I shan’t be sad in bidding it adieu. For myself, I had to put a research project I wished to finish many months ago on hold due to ill health. I achieved only half of my reading goal and...
Crime Fiction Round-Up: October-November 2021

Crime Fiction Round-Up: October-November 2021

The Australian Women Writer’s Challenge as we know it is coming to an end so I write this wrap up with mixed feelings. It has been a decade of highlighting Australian women writers and I am proud to have been a part of that for the last few years. This is my...