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Kirsten McKenzie – Blame the Parents

Blame the Parents - My response to being successful I've just returned from exhibiting at the 3rd Annual New Zealand Book Festival, which was held in Auckland on the 5th November. It is a showcase Read more [...]

Freelance – Writers helping writers

So on 5th November I won’t be arguing with the louts down the road who regularly let off fireworks on the golf course opposite my home. Instead I will be setting off, three years in a row, for the New Read more [...]

An interview with Helen Tau-Au Filisi

Indie-published under her own label, Pacific Hibiscus Ltd, Helen has several collections of works including picture books, performance plays and a collection of poetry Helen decided back in high school Read more [...]

An interview with Kirsten McKenzie

An emerging novelist with an eye for the past, Kirsten’s first book, Fifteen Postcards was published through UK boutique publishers Accent Press For fans of Shortland Street or antiques, Kirsten might Read more [...]

Interview with author Ellie Baker

  When did you decide to become a writer? I realised how much I enjoyed playing with words. Before children I enjoyed writing journals, letters and reports for my job. When I had three pre-schoolers Read more [...]