Author Journal · Page 3 of 35 · Wendy Orr
Wendy Orr's author diary: the journal following a writer's working life and the progress of new books, from idea to manuscript to publication.
In honour of Anzac Day, and how the tragedies of war shape all our histories, entangling our stories for generations, here’s an edited excerpt from The House at Evelyn’s Pond: a scene…Read
The messy side of a writing life The biggest question I’ve been asked at talks to emerging writers lately has been about making the leap the from part-time writer to full time, seriously committed,…Read
Emma Homes & Wendy Orr, Little Bookroom I met Emma Homes last year at the awards night for the Environment Award for Children’s Literature. She is the author of three ebooks for children…Read
Sometimes it’s difficult to distinguish research from ‘bright shiny object’ distraction. When you’re planning a new book that needs solid research for its background, every new thread seems so exciting that it’s…Read
Buy it now – Australian edition A lovely letter this week completely sums up all the best reasons for writing The Rainbow Street books, which are set in an animal shelter. “This…Read