We all need a dream. It’s one of the things that distinguishes us from pebbles. This week, Angela the Spineless Wonders Intern shares here blue-sky wishlist about talents she wishes she possessed. Talent number one is…
Hello, it is hump day and that means it is time for another installment in the life and times of Spineless Wonders intern, Angela Jin. This week, Dear Reader, Angela reveals how an unhealthy obsession with a certain genre of fiction might just be getting in the way of her career goal of becoming Editor-In-Chief … Read More
Calling all LGBTQI+ writers! In today’s post, you will meet emerging editor, Olivia Garcia who is assisting with the Spineless Wonders’ call out for Queer writing in any genre. We’ve already received some amazing submissions but don’t worry, you have until Nov 1 to submit or to let LGBTQI+ creatives know about this fab opportunity.
In this post, Bridgette Sulicich and Dahlia Mikha interview Brooke Dunnell about her award-winning short story collection, Female(s and) Dogs. Brooke talks about the importance of creating complex characters, about the origins of some of the stories in her collection. She answers the key questions of why dogs and why female dogs and shares her … Read More
In this post, Spineless Wonders’ Bridgette Sulicich and Dahlia Mikha quiz Katerina Cosgrove about her award-winning novella Zorba The Buddha – about the challenges of fictionalising real people and events and what initially drew her to the story of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and his followers. You will learn how Cosgrove goes about researching and overcoming … Read More
In this post, Bridgette Sulicich and Dahlia Mikha from Spineless Wonders ask our latest author, Michalia Arathimos about her award-winning short story collection, Apologia, about the challenges of tackling tough topics, about writing from different points of view and about the influence of her Greek heritage on her writing. In this fascinating and wide-ranging interview … Read More
It’s Hump Day and Angela Jin is back with some musings from a publishing intern’s desktop. Last week she invoked the Hollywood blockbuster, ‘I Am Legend’ to illustrate life in 2020 for this twenty-something. In this week’s post her life could be mistaken for a tragic plot-line from Itchy and Scratchy. What has all this … Read More
We are excited to announce the results of the 2020 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award. Top honours go to Michalia Arathimos for her short-story collection Apologia with runner up status is conferred on Katerina Cosgrove for her novella, Zorba The Buddha and Brooke Dunnell for her debut collection, Female(s and) Dogs. Our prize judge Justin … Read More
In this new blog series, we invite publishing intern Angela Jin to share her latest musings with us. This week she’s been up at 3am contemplating life as Will Smith in ‘I Am Legend’.
We are thrilled to announce this year’s Slinkies authors. In the next series of posts we bring you interviews with 2020 Slinkies authors, Sophie Overett, Harry Goddard, Ch’aska Cuba de Reed, Liam Higham, Sky Carrall, Emil Colic , Tehya Nicholas and Thomas Alan. In this post, Thomas talks about his short fiction, Stumps/Smokes, how adolescent … Read More