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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | November 15, 2019

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Audiobooks For Everyone

February 17, 2015 |

The soothing act of being read to is one we might forget as we grow older and live for Facebook and our Twitter feeds – plug yourself into one of our picks and get literary without even turning a page.

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Book Review: Alice In Zombieland

October 27, 2014 |

In one moment, Alice Bell’s life changes from beautifully perfect to utterly horrific, and just like that, she can see the zombies. Read More

Book Review: Ready Player One

October 21, 2014 |

“It’s the year 2044, and the real world is a really ugly place.” Read More

Book Review: Eleanor And Park

September 29, 2014 |

Set over the course of one school year back in 1986, Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell reminds the audience what it’s like to be in love for the first time. Read More

Book Review: We Were Liars

September 9, 2014 |

There is nothing more mysterious about a book than hearing hundreds of different synopsises for the same story. Somehow, that came about for We Were Liars.

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Young Adult Authors Worth Reading

July 15, 2014 |

It’s winter which means you’re rugged up in bed or on the couch trying to keep the warm air in and the cold air out. Read More

Book Review: Half Bad

May 20, 2014 |

Imagine: you’re the youngest in a family of four, living with your gran because your father is so terribly horrible that people fear him, and your mother didn’t want to be your mother anymore. Read More

Book Review: Fangirl

May 6, 2014 |

After spending their entire lives living the in the same room, going to the same parties and sharing each other’s clothes, identical twins Cath and Wren (Catherine, get it?!) go to college living in separate dorms. Read More

Rules for writing fiction from the fame before us

August 16, 2013 |

In one of my many moments spent browsing the wonderful world of the Internet, I came across this quote by Ernest Hemingway, “Easy writing makes hard reading.” Read More

Putting Science In Your Fiction with Charlotte Nash

August 6, 2013 |

With National Science Week just a hop and a skip away, QWC is getting in with the science spirit and hosting yet another workshop that is not to be missed - Putting Science In Your Fiction.

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Melanie Edmonds and her Brisbane Creative Writing Group

July 26, 2013 |

Writing has long been one of the most questionable and unstable career choices. Many of those who choose to endure the trek of becoming an established writer get caught up in the glamour of it that television and … Read More