Episodes

Summer Series: Dervla McTiernan

In the twelfth episode of our summer series Katherine speaks to Dervla McTiernan how her writing life began, the importance of setting in crime writing, good vs bad, and all the stuff -- from Plottr to Scrivener and Goodnotes -- she uses to write. We hope you enjoy! https://audioboom.com/posts/8239777-summer-series-dervla-mctiernan Award-winning, number one bestseller Dervla McTiernan … Continue reading Summer Series: Dervla McTiernan

Summer Series: Kim Scott

In our eleventh episode of our Summer Series, Katherine speaks with multi-award winning author Kim Scott about history, identity, culture and language, particularly of his ancestors the Noongar people.Kim Scott grew up on the south coast of Western Australia. As a descendant of those who first created human society along that edge of ocean, he … Continue reading Summer Series: Kim Scott

Summer Series: Liane Moriarty

In the tenth episode of our Summer Series, Kate speaks with Australian Fiction Queen, Liane Moriarty in a wide ranging conversation about her career, writing process and dealing with Hollywood. Liane Moriarty is the Australian author of nine internationally bestselling novels, Three Wishes, The Last Anniversary, What Alice Forgot,The Hypnotist’s Love Story and the number one New York Times bestsellers The Husband’s … Continue reading Summer Series: Liane Moriarty

Summer Series: Gabrielle Wang

In our sixth episode of our Summer Series, Katherine speaks with Australian Children's Laureate (22-23) Gabrielle Wang. Gabrielle Wang is an award-winning author and illustrator of more than 20 novels and picture books for children and young adults. She was born in Melbourne of Chinese heritage. As a result, Gabrielle’s books are a blend of … Continue reading Summer Series: Gabrielle Wang

Summer Series: Social Media Guru – Shay Gardner

In the eighth episode of our Summer Series, Kate and Katherine get schooled by Kate's talented friend, marketing/social media expert Shay Gardner on ALL things social media. This episode was so popular and birthed the phrase 'bring the salad'.  https://audioboom.com/posts/8223617-summer-series-social-media-guru-shay-gardner Find the full shownotes for this conversation here. We’d love you to leave a review where … Continue reading Summer Series: Social Media Guru – Shay Gardner

Summer Series: Sarah Winman

In the seventh episode of our Summer Series, Kate speaks with internationally bestselling author, Sarah Winman. Sarah Winman grew up in Essex and now lives in London. She attended the Weber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art and went on to act in theatre, film and television. Her first novel, When God Was a Rabbit was an international … Continue reading Summer Series: Sarah Winman

Summer Series: Natasha Lester

In our sixth episode of our Summer Series, Katherine speaks with bestselling Australian author, Natasha Lester Natasha Lester is the internationally bestselling author of A Kiss from Mr Fitzgerald, Her Mother's Secret,The Paris Seamstress, The French Photographer,The Paris Secret and The Riviera House, and a former marketing executive for L'Oreal. Her novels have been translated into many different languages and … Continue reading Summer Series: Natasha Lester

Summer Series: Tony Birch

In our fifth episode of our Summer Series, Kate talks to much loved Australian literary legend, Tony Birch. Tony Birch is a novelist, short story writer, poet and academic. He is the author of three novels: Ghost River, which won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Indigenous Writing; Blood, which was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award … Continue reading Summer Series: Tony Birch

Summer Series: Helen Garner

In our fourth episode of our Summer Series we revisit our most popular ep ever! Kate speaks to Literary Queen, Helen Garner. Helen Garner’s first book, Monkey Grip, was published in 1977. She is well known for her novels, short stories, journalism and essays, and for several influential works of non-fiction. In 2006 she received the … Continue reading Summer Series: Helen Garner

Summer Series: Madeleine Dore

In our third episode of our Summer Series, we revisit Kate's conversation with Madeleine Dore which was a hugely popular ep to kick off 2022. We hope you can apply her energy to your 2023 new year! Madeleine Dore is a freelance writer, interviewer and founder of Extraordinary Routines. Since 2014, Dore has been asking creative … Continue reading Summer Series: Madeleine Dore