The Competition Mini Ep#2: Writing process

We’re doing something a little bit different these next couple of weeks in the lead up to Katherine’s book The Competition coming out in Feb 2022. (You can pre-order at your local bookshop or here!!). It’ll start with a three-part mini deep dive – no spoilers – but a kind of ‘behind the scenes’, then … Continue reading The Competition Mini Ep#2: Writing process

Finale! (for now)

It's the last episode of season 4! https://audioboom.com/posts/7987257-finale-for-now Wide ranging discussion, including mention of: This interview with Stephanie Smee This interview with Maggie Shipstead This interview with Fiona Murphy This interview with Pip Williams This interview with Garry Disher This interview with Meg Mason Recommendations! Maggie Shipstead Great Circle Stephanie Smee and Joseph Ponthus' On … Continue reading Finale! (for now)

Kate and Katherine are out of lockdown (again)

Kate and Katherine are finally out of lockdown. They take a moment to remember what some of the lockdowns and unlockdowns felt like and discuss their firsts - swims, nights out, attempting to write - and why everything did not go according to plan. https://audioboom.com/posts/7975185-kate-and-katherine-are-out-of-lockdown-again Some things to check out: Neuroscientist Dr Sarah Mckay on … Continue reading Kate and Katherine are out of lockdown (again)

Kate and Katherine are climbing the walls

This episode, we're just excited to be seeing each other. Everything has been long and time has lost all meaning. https://audioboom.com/posts/7961489-kate-and-katherine-are-climbing-the-walls Discusion includes: general delirium considerable amount of gushing over Brendan Cowell (here's Kate's interview!) Who is the bad art friend?, the much discussed article by Robert Kolker in the New York Times Magazine Good … Continue reading Kate and Katherine are climbing the walls

Kate and Katherine talk to Charlotte Wood about creativity, resilience and the inner life

This episode Kate and Katherine talk to award winning, best selling author (and our former Agony Aunt) Charlotte Wood about her new book The Luminous Solution Creativity, Resilience and the Inner Life. https://audioboom.com/posts/7948520-kate-and-katherine-and-charlotte-wood-talk-creativity-resilience-and-the-inner-life The following is mentioned: Annie Dillard on well filling in The Writing Life Vicki Hastrich on going fallow in Night Fishing Rosalie Gascoigne documentary … Continue reading Kate and Katherine talk to Charlotte Wood about creativity, resilience and the inner life

Kate and Katherine talk (again)

Image description: Two women on a Zoom call. Both are smiling and laughing. Kate and Katherine talk about failure, mudlarking and the real housewives. Also, some writing exercises for when you're feeling creatively challenged. https://audioboom.com/posts/7936088-kate-and-katherine-talk-again Things that get mentioned: YVWF I Didn’t Plan it That Way - Meg Mason, Rick Morton, Sally Hepworth, Jessie Tu, Michael … Continue reading Kate and Katherine talk (again)

Kate and Katherine are joyful (ish)

This episode Kate aKate and Katherine are reasonably joyful in this episode, which covers such topics as mini bottles of wine, mandarins and surprise surprise books.  https://audioboom.com/posts/7928125-kate-and-katherine-are-joyful-ish They discuss: Contact your MP (good info here) - talking points for climate change, talking points for Afghanistan Changing banks to a bank that doesn't invest in fossil fuels … Continue reading Kate and Katherine are joyful (ish)

Kate and Katherine talk great books, great listens and other inspiring things

Image: A yellow tile with black writing says 'great books, average juice and being blissfully unaware that (another) lockdown is just around the corner...' Kate is on a high from reading Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead and has managed to wrangle an interview. Katherine did a juice cleanse (doesn't recommend). https://audioboom.com/posts/7920452-kate-and-katherine-on-great-books-great-listens-and-other-inspiring-things Here's what else gets … Continue reading Kate and Katherine talk great books, great listens and other inspiring things

Kate and Katherine are all cooped up

Image: Yellow tile with black writing on it. The writing says 'Which is least appealing? lockdown, homeschool or doing a juice cleanse' Kate and Katherine talk about what they've been doing, which is not a lot. Kate is considering egging someone and needs a personal assistant. Katherine is reading a lot of Maeve Binchy and... … Continue reading Kate and Katherine are all cooped up