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Jan Goldsmith has spoken with authors for many years now on Published or Not. International writers, local writers and those in the writing business have all made there way into 3CR at 11.30am on a Thursday. Conversations may include characters, plot lines, topics introduced through the narrative and settings. Authors are often asked to read a little from their book and tell about their publishing story.

Jan Goldsmith has spoken with authors for many years now on Published or Not. International writers, local writers and those in the writing business have all made there way into 3CR at 11.30am on a Thursday. Conversations may include characters, plot lines, topics introduced through the narrative and settings. Authors are often asked to read a little from their book and tell about their publishing story.
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Melbourne, VIC

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Jan Goldsmith has spoken with authors for many years now on Published or Not. International writers, local writers and those in the writing business have all made there way into 3CR at 11.30am on a Thursday. Conversations may include characters, plot lines, topics introduced through the narrative and settings. Authors are often asked to read a little from their book and tell about their publishing story.

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+ 61 3 9419 8377


Episodes

Sandi Wallace and Phillip Adams

11/15/2017
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Sandi Wallace writes about the highs and lows of cops on the job, in short stories 'On The Job' and rural crime in 'Dead Again'.'Insights and Reflections' is a selection of articles from Phillip Adams on the issues, people and ideas that have caught his attention since 2003.

Duration: 00:27:15


Elizabeth Corbett and Konrad Marshall

11/8/2017
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'The Tides Between' is an historical novel ofearly migration from Wales to the Port Phillip settlement of Melbourne by Elizabeth jane Corbett and published by Odyssey Books.Konrad Marshall delves into the stories associated with the Richmond Football Club; its players, leadership and support network. Serendipity saw the club win the 2017 premiership which makes 'Yellow and Black' a journal about success.

Duration: 00:28:11


A.S. Patric and Alex Miller

11/1/2017
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Life is a voyage on a deep, dark ocean in A.S. Patric's, 'Atlantic Black'.Alex Miller has written a novel which is also based on his own life in 'The Passage of Love'.

Duration: 00:28:52


Cass Moriarty and Lucy Sussex

10/25/2017
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Would you write letters of regret or revenge as your 'Parting Words'? Cass Moriarty has a family learning about their father through letters he has left.Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson travelled to Australia. It's true! 'The Australian Casebook' proves it and Lucy Sussex, one of the contributors to the anthology, explains how it is so.

Duration: 00:27:38


Fiona Wood and Claire Aman

10/18/2017
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Fiona Wood joins with Cath Crowley and Simmone Howell for 'Take Three Girls, a story of school age friendships surviving toxic websitesClaire Aman's short story collection, 'Bird Country' beguiles, entertains and amuses.

Duration: 00:18:41


Graeme Simsion, Anne Buist and Michelle de Kretser

10/11/2017
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Both redemption and romance can be found on Spain's Camino in 'Two Steps Forward' by Anne Buist and Graeme Simsion.There are five self contained stories introducing a variety of characters and lives, all with a connection to Pippa in Michelle de Kretser's 'The Life to Come'.

Duration: 00:28:42


Lachlan Walter and Lois Murphy

10/4/2017
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'The Rain Never Came' is a post-apocalyptic novel written by Lachlan Walter, published by Odyssey Books.Lois Murphy provides a cautionary tale of just how easily we can be overcome by an allegorical mist in her novel, 'Soon' - a Transit Lounge release.

Duration: 00:28:32


Brad Presser and T R Thompson

9/27/2017
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Brad Presser's 'The Book of Dirt' delves into Jewish tradition and the struggle of assimilating the past.'The Blood within the Stone' is the first book in the Wraith Cycle of mind control and power at play by T R Thompson.

Duration: 00:29:13


Lisa Bigelow and Mark Smith

9/20/2017
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'We That Are Left' tells how some wives deal with their hopes, dreams and outcomes from a war, by Lisa Bigelow.Set in the near future, 'Widler Country' has the themes of asylum and violence in a continuation of the issues Mark Smith introduced in his first novel 'The Road to Winter'.

Duration: 00:27:38


Sofie Laguna and Stuart Kells

9/13/2017
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We see the challenging life around Justine through her young eyes in Sofie Laguna's 'The Choke'.'The Library: A calalogue of Wonders' is authored by Stuart Kells and is published by Text Publishing.

Duration: 00:30:32


Rose Michael and Daniel Findlay

9/6/2017
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Featured this week are two contrasting novels of speculative fiction: The Art of Navigation by Rose Michael, published by UWAP; Year of the Orphan by Daniel Findlay, published by Penguin Random House.

Duration: 00:28:47


Chris Womersley and Emma Viskic

8/30/2017
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Superstition, faith and witchcraft all feature in Chris Womersley's 'City of Crows' set in 1673 Paris.Emma Viskic has Caleb Zelik, deaf investigator, m doing his best to find out who is committing the crimes in 'And Fire Came Down'.

Duration: 00:27:35


Rachel Leary and Jessica Alice

8/23/2017
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Rachel Leary's, 'Bridget Crack', is a convict struggling for survival in the township and wilderness of Van Dieman's Land. Jessica Alice provides an overview of the authors and events in the 2017 Melbourne Writers Festival.

Kylie Ladd and Vikki Wakefield

8/16/2017
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Charlie was missing for three months, will the abuse warp her for the rest of her life? Family complexities are at the forefront in 'The Way Back' by Kylie Ladd.Dangerous challenges and unexplained events lie within Vikki Wakefield's 'Ballad for a Mad Girl'.

Duration: 00:27:54


Robert Power and Jennifer Down

8/9/2017
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'Tell it to the Dog' is Robert Power's memoir that provides an unusaul take on memory and reflection and how these elements shape a life. Jennifer Down has death as a connection in the 14 short stories that make up 'Pulse Points'.

Duration: 00:28:19


Rachel Matthews and Anna George

8/2/2017
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There is a pathos in Rachel Matthews' novel, 'Siren' which explores the circumstances in society contributing to sexual violence.Anna George centers the challenges and pressures of motherhood across society in 'The Lone Child', a page turning novel.

Duration: 00:27:08


Alan Brough with Euan Mitchell and Mark Baker with David McLean

7/26/2017
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Alan Brough's, 'Charlie and the Karaoke Cockroaches', continues the delightfully entertaining series and includes an insect orchestra.Mark Baker's memoir, 'Thirty Days', utilizes the Jewish tradition of shloshim or thirty days of mourning as a foundation for a memoir that recounts the life he shared with his wife who passed at fifty-five years of age.

Duration: 00:29:08


Dennis Glover and Cassie Lane

7/19/2017
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Dennis Glover has fictionalized the life of George Orwell and recounted how the classic dystopian novel, '1984', came to be written.'How to Dress a Dummy' is a frank and funny book by former international model, Cassie Lane, published by Affirm Press.

Duration: 00:29:01


Melanie Cheng and Iain Ryan

7/12/2017
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Melanie Cheng's award-winning collection of short fiction, Australia Day, is published by Text Publishing.Iain Ryan's noir journey, The Student, explores the criminal potential in every university student.

Duration: 00:29:05


Moira Burke and Mark Brandi

7/5/2017
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Teenager Josie is in self destrutive behaviour with underage sex and drugs in Moira Burke's 'Losing It'.Innocence meets the dark underbelly of society in Mark Brandi's 'Wimmera'.

Duration: 00:29:11

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