Margo Lanagan shares great insights into what makes (or breaks) an award winning manuscript, from her unique personal experience as both an unsuccessful Vogel’s Literary Award entrant and then, later, as an award winning author and Vogel’s Award judge.… Read the rest
This month we’re offering up tips from our authors on tackling NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, which takes place in November every year. Following on from advice from Lili Wilkinson and Jack Heath, here’s some from one of our Faber Writing Academy tutors Margo Lanagan who recommends planning, and walking away:
Have things planned to the point where you know before you sit down what scene(s) you’re going to be writing today.… Read the rest
To celebrate International Women’s Day on Sunday, we’ve been asking our wonderful authors about what the day and its themes mean to them. To kick off, Margo Lanagan writes about the importance of stories to shine light on issues faced by women, and recent anthology Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean, which crosses borders, genres and mediums to re-imagine the world from a feminist perspective.… Read the rest
We are super excited to announce that later this year we’ll be publishing an incredible new trilogy Zeroes, written by the talented trio of Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan & Deborah Biancotti!
The series takes a fresh look at superheroes following six characters, all with special abilities, born in the year 2000 in California who together make up the self-named Zeroes.… Read the rest
In 2013, we’re celebrating 25 years of publishing Young Adult and Children’s books in Australia. We’ve been having a great time reminiscing and digging up treasures in our archives and company library… 2013 has also been a HUGE year for author Margo Lanagan.… Read the rest