Taking Five with Benjamin Law

AWM took five with Ben Law to discuss his–very reasonably priced–new book Sh*t Asian Mother’s Say, and sweaty writing weekends in Brisbane with his sister Michelle Law. Benjamin Law is a Sydney-based journalist, columnist and screenwriter, and has completed a PhD in television writing and cultural studies. He is the author of two books—The Family Law (2010) … Continue reading »

Taking Five with Amy Andrews

Romance writer Amy Andrews tells us why we don’t have enough romantic fiction in our lives. AWM chats to Amy about her latest novel The Heat of the Night and her advice to emerging writers to stick with it. Amy Andrews is an award-winning, best-selling Aussie author who has written 40 contemporary romances in both … Continue reading »

Taking Five with Samantha Wheeler

The AWM editorial intern (metaphorically) sat down with children’s author Samantha Wheeler to chat about her book Smooch & Rose, land conservation, and what to do when you are struggling through your first draft. Samantha Wheeler is a science/biology teacher who lives in Brisbane with her family and many animals. Her first children’s book, Smooch & Rose, (UQP 2013), … Continue reading »