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Happily Amber After - Teen Diary Blog

Born and bred in Perth, Western Australia, Amber attends one of the best public schools in the state. With her year group the biggest in school, it’s hard to get noticed; teachers, students and guys alike. Follow her on her journey through Year 11 as a typical teen girl, navigating her way through life.
 Happily Amber After is an ongoing, fictional, diarised story through the eyes of West Australian teenager, Amber A. Packed full of teenage drama, love and heartbreak, there is never a dull moment on Happily Amber After!


"Cush over Cairns" is an irreverent, skitterish satire, examining local politics, the role of the media and the community of Cairns in Far North Queensland. Follow the antics of Mayor Colonel (Retired) Ken Cush and his Council written with humour and wit in regular episodes by local writer, Terry Vance.

Short Story Shakedown

Short Story Shakedown reviews the best short stories ever written, and celebrates the writers who wrote them. Writers reviewed in the past include J.D. Salinger, Miranda July, Jhumpa Lahiri, Lorrie Moore, Tobias Wolff, Franz Kafka, Richard Brautigan and Peter Carey. If you love short stories and great writing, Short Story Shakedown is your must stop blog for all things short, sharp and enduring.

Black Dog Bytes

A great blog by the independent publisher Black Dog Books. Lots of freebies and giveaways. Keep updated on the latest releases and best of YA and junior fiction, non fiction.

The Australian Literature Review

The Australian Literature review is Australia's leading independent site dedicated to literary free thinking. The site is dedicated to revitalising Australian literature. The site is focused on helping writers to develop their craft and to discover and showcase vibrant and original Australian fiction. The site features short fiction, articles by published authors on the craft of fiction, author interviews, reviews of fiction books as well as of works about fiction, writing competitions and more.

And the plot thickens...

A book blog featuring reviews, author interviews, giveaways and discussions. For lovers of all things literary.

Books and Writing

I blog about writing, teaching writing and books. My blog is aimed at writers and readers who are interested in fiction and how it is written. I offer tips and personal experiences about being a published writer and teacher of writing.

Lead Igloo

Lead Igloo is a blog with an interest in both non- and literary fiction, good, practical philosophy and fair, interesting opinion. Submissions in these categories will be considered.

KV Writes

KV Writes is a record of my journey as a stay at home mum writing her first novel. The novel is historical fiction set in 15th Century Renaissance Italy. My blog includes links for aspiring writers, stay at home mums interested in literary pursuits, and anyone who is interested in history and historical fiction.

Anne Whitfield - author

Anne Whitfield's blog is an online journal about her fiction writing, her published books and her life.
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