A Reflection on Surprise! – 10 Years Later

The official release date was 1st October 2008. I forgot – I thought it was the 2nd. Today. Happy double-digit birthday, my first book baby. * This year has been one of big shifts and transitions. I talk about a few of them in the last episode of my podcast and I’ve sorta-kinda avoided thinking too…

My Creative Process – Open for November 2018 Registrations

“Karen Andrews’ reputation as a writer, editor and publisher precedes her” Books+Publishing My Creative Process is the online course I developed which only runs twice a year, due to my own commitments. Each time it opens, I get excited because I love sharing what I’ve learned over my writing and publishing career. To explain further: My Creative…

What I’m Reading September 2018

Not that it was planned in any way, but the theme of the month appears to be non-fiction/memoir. I began with Get Up Mum by Justin Heazlewood, an account of his experience as a 12-year-old, finishing primary school while also taking care of his mother during chronic periods of her mental illness. His writing is warm,…