Fellowship of Australian Writers member Patricia Young shares her grammar gripes and her experiences in writing, editing and publishing.
Kathleen McLaren’s picture book is the story of Kitty McSporran, a superhero who puts things right for animals.
‘I like to get myself trapped in a place I can’t think how to get out of. It’s great! You think you’re stuck and you’ll take the dog for a walk and your mind will come up with the ending.’
‘Writing is so intense. It’s almost like pulling teeth, sometimes. I deliberately allow myself “puttering time” to mess around, tidy my desk, procrastinate, make an outline… I give myself easy “in” time when I’m writing.’