A fascinating case study of how a former research scientist Katrina Kirkwood arrived at the best way to tell the story of her grandmother’s mysterious beads, illustrating the concept of creative non-fiction.
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Former lawyer Mary Crawford’s second career as a writer continues the theme of advocacy, and here she describes how her new book, “Love is More than Skin Deep” raises awareness for those with skin cancer – “The reason I write is so that I can honor stories like Judy’s”.
While many indie authors have a lifelong compulsion to write, some turn to self-publishing after writing has helped them deal with a traumatic event such as serious illness or bereavement. One example in the latter category is US author E Martin Ramsey (his pen name), who wrote his first book to help him come to terms with losing his young […]
As part of our occasional series on “Why I write what I write”, Sri Lankan author Varunika Ruwanpura, a professional writing tutor at the University of South Australia, explains why she loves writing and self-publishing children’s books, and how her first children’s story was the result of a collaboration between three generations of her family. […]
Award-winning self-published author Taylor Fulks reveals how she came to write a novel about the taboo subject of the sexual abuse of children – and why she’s glad she did. Readers, of all makes and models, “read what they need.” Some are inquisitive, with an insatiable desire for knowledge; seeking out the How-To’s and What-For’s […]