Tag Archives: Amanda Curtin

Six degrees of separation: Burial Rites

I’m taking part in a new meme for writers and book bloggers based on Hungarian writer Frigyes Karinthy’s 1929 short story ‘Chains’ in which he coined the phrases ‘six degrees of separation’. Each month, WA writers/bloggers Annabel Smith and Emma … Continue reading

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Review: Elemental

I finished reading Amanda Curtain‘s novel Elemental by candlelight during a power outage in Melbourne in the middle of a recent heatwave, and I felt as though I’ve been given a precious gift. Exquisitely crafted and vividly realised, Elemental is a big, generous … Continue reading

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Writers Ask Writers: Tools of the trade

I’ve developed a passion for Western Australian fiction, this year reading Simone Lazaroo’s The Australian Fiancé, Julienne Van Loon’s Harmless, and the second novels in crime series by David Whish-Wilson and Felicity Young. On my TBR pile, I have Fractured by Dawn Barker … Continue reading

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Author for a day

This post is inspired by Kirsten Krauth and a collective of WA writers who recently blogged on the topic: Which writer (living or dead) would you like to be for a day? It’s a tantalising prospect, one that sets my imagination off … Continue reading

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