On 14 June 2018 Louise Allan and Amanda Curtin shared a conversation on the difficult journey to publication, writers supporting writers, rejection, and many, many drafts.
"I’ve seen emerging writers nurtured by the belief of other people. I’ve continued to learn that people are gloriously different. I’ve experienced pleasure, frustration, surprise, pride, and the therapeutic effects of laughter."
We love stories, and we love the people who connect us with them. This Love Your Bookshop Day, we’re celebrating some of our friends who help find and share stories: our local book-sellers.
Alexandra is not a swimmer, nor is she involved directly in the Rotto Swim. Her passion for shipwrecks drove her to write this creative-non-fiction piece that imagines the story behind the Rottnest swimming legend, Herbert Voigt.
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