Kate and Katherine aren’t talking about lockdown

This episode Kate and Katherine aren't talking about lockdown. Instead, they have a recommendations of things to buy, read and ROCK OUT TO, plus some podcast listens. If you're in lockdown yourself this episode is a comforting accompaniment to little people asking you questions ALL DAY EVERY DAY FOREVER AND IT WILL NEVER END https://audioboom.com/posts/7881684-kate-and-katherine-don-t-mention-the-l-word Ring … Continue reading Kate and Katherine aren’t talking about lockdown

Loraine Peck on crime, magic and vision boards

Katherine Talks to author Loraine Peck. Loraine Peck started her career as a portrait painter and magician’s assistant in Sydney. After being sawn in half one too many times, she switched to dealing blackjack on the Gold Coast. Bartending and slinging lobsters in the US led to a sales job in the movie industry, before … Continue reading Loraine Peck on crime, magic and vision boards

Kate and Katherine talk: Editing

Another episode, another winning photo! This time around, Kate and Katherine discuss the nitty gritty of editing. It's been so long Kate's forgotten what it even is and Katherine has a complicated method involving printing, spreadsheets and division (thirds). https://audioboom.com/posts/7861546-kate-and-katherine-talk-editing They mention: Sick in the Head by Judd Apatow Hot Stew by Fiona MozleyInterview with … Continue reading Kate and Katherine talk: Editing

Victoria Hannan on the highs and lows…

This week's episode is with Victoria Hannan. Victoria Hannan is a writer, photographer and creative director living in Melbourne.  Her first novel Kokomo was the winner of the 2019 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript.  https://audioboom.com/posts/7857069-victoria-hannan-on-the-high-and-lows We discuss the highs and lows of being a writer, and how the writing life is just … Continue reading Victoria Hannan on the highs and lows…

Kate and Katherine talk: first drafts

In this episode Kate and Katherine discuss first drafts... Are they always terrible?  Does anyone listen to other authors play lists? Do you like long descriptions of trees?  And other questions such as this.  https://audioboom.com/posts/7852197-kate-and-katherine-talk-first-drafts Books mentioned: A Writers Guide to Active Setting (Mary Buckingham) The 90-day Novel (Alan Watt) - Let us know if … Continue reading Kate and Katherine talk: first drafts

Darebin FUSE festival #5: McKinley Valentine

This episode is a collaboration with Darebin’s FUSE festival. Due to COVID, this year’s spring festival is being conducted online, which means everyone can get in on the action! Our guest is writer McKinley Valentine. https://audioboom.com/posts/7727054-darebin-fuse-festival-5-mckinley-valentine McKinley Valentine is newsletter-maker and newsletter-evangelist. She makes The Whippet, a collection of interesting bits of history and science, personal … Continue reading Darebin FUSE festival #5: McKinley Valentine

Darebin FUSE #4: Leanne Hall

This episode is a collaboration with Darebin’s FUSE festival. Due to COVID, this year’s spring festival is being conducted online, which means everyone can get in on the action! Our guest is Leanne Hall.  https://audioboom.com/posts/7716001-darebin-fuse-festival-4-leanne-hall Leanne Hall is an author of novels for young adults including the Text Prize-winning This Is Shyness and its sequel Queen of the Night. Iris … Continue reading Darebin FUSE #4: Leanne Hall

A deep dive: Kate Mildenhall’s The Mother Fault:

It seems fitting that in this our 100th (!!) episode, we do a deep dive into author and co-host Kate Mildenhall’s second novel #theMotherFault.  A warning: This one's riddles with spoilers so if you haven’t read the book yet, then a) what is wrong with you and b) I hope you don’t mind knowing Nick … Continue reading A deep dive: Kate Mildenhall’s The Mother Fault:

Darebin FUSE Festival #3: Clementine Ford

This episode is a collaboration with Darebin’s FUSE festival. Due to COVID, this year’s spring festival is being conducted online, which means everyone can get in on the action! Our guest is Clementine Ford.  https://audioboom.com/posts/7703999-darebin-fuse-festival-3-clem-ford Clementine Ford is a writer, broadcaster, feminist commentator and public speaker based in Melbourne.  She has published two best-selling non-fiction works, Fight … Continue reading Darebin FUSE Festival #3: Clementine Ford