Author Journal · Wendy Orr
Wendy Orr's author diary: the journal following a writer's working life and the progress of new books, from idea to manuscript to publication.
Since the last update, Dragonfly Song was awarded the CBCA Honour Book for Younger Readers, 2017. It was also shortlisted for the Queensland Premier’s Award for Children’s Literature, and in the USA,…Read
Part of being a migrant is developing your own rituals, blended from your country of origin and your new home. That holds true even for privileged migrants like me – privileged in…Read
I was thrilled to have Rescue on Nim’s Island win the Environment Award for Children’s Literature, fiction, and the Puggles award in 2015, so I was honoured to be one of the…Read
Harry the Rescue Dog hasn’t posted in his Rainbow Street Animal Shelter blog for a while, so in penance, we’re sharing a cat story today. Australian edition Have you heard of bonded…Read
I’ve never really believed in writers’ block – but I do think there are a lot of different reasons why we might have trouble writing at any one time. And right now…Read