We’re overjoyed that Charlotte Wood has won The Stella Prize with her remarkable novel The Natural Way of Things. Our staff have been HUGE supporters of this book since it first landed on our desks, reviewers and readers swiftly followed suit, and the discussions haven’t stopped and look unlikely to do so anytime soon.… Read the rest
We’re hugely proud that Charlotte Wood and her remarkable novel The Natural Way of Things picked up both the Fiction prize and the overall Book of the Year prize at the Australian Indie Bookseller’s Awards and gave a rousing speech about literary awards, and the power of independent bookstores and their incredible staff, which we’re delighted to share here:
I am so very, very touched by these awards, and so grateful.… Read the rest
We’ve already shared our staff love for Charlotte Wood’s remarkable new novel The Natural Way of Things, and having been released into the wild last week (a very accurate description) now it’s time to share some of the great responses from fellow authors, critics, interviewers and early readers.… Read the rest
Faber Writing Academy scholarship winner Sarah Price offers advice on writing and finishing your novel from tutor Charlotte Wood.
Is a novel ever finished? How do you know when you’re done?
Every writer and industry professional that came to speak to the Writing a Novel group at Faber Academy reiterated the same thing: your novel needs to be almost perfectly complete before it is ready for submission.… Read the rest
It may be over for another year, but if you want to relive it or missed out on all the fun, we’ve collected some of the key sessions from this year’s Sydney Writers’ Festival for your enjoyment – featuring entertainment, controversy and some writing tips, here’s your chance to enjoy our top five highlights.… Read the rest