CEO Reads: Australia Day

Australia Day I am not really a reader of short stories as I love getting lost in a ‘big’ story and getting to know the story characters more deeply but as I was to interview Melanie at the Booklovers Festival ‘Permission to Write’ session I needed to read them with the thought of discussion in…
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What feeds your curiosity?

We asked our featured Booklovers Festival authors... What feeds your curiosity?  The answers may disturb you. It's self-powered.  – IDAN BEN-BARAK Secrecy. Wherever secrets are kept, I want to go looking. – BRAM PRESSER Books, of course! They are where I go to prospect for ideas on art, science, consciousness, history, baseball; all the important stuff…
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The Worst Writing Advice

We asked some of our featured Booklovers Festival authors to share the WORST writing advice they have ever been given…   "Why does the world need another science book?" – IDAN BEN-BARAK Write what you know. – EMMA VISKIC You have to write every day – actually, you don’t and many of us just can’t. …
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9th Annual Booklovers Festival

As we enter a two week extravaganza of events celebrating all things Booklovers, here's a round up of some key events to whet your appetite: FESTIVAL LAUNCH: Dressing Jane - Watsonia Library - Saturday 15 July Tea Reads - Rosanna Library - Tuesday 18 July Gideon Haigh: Certain Admissions - Whittlesea Library - Wednesday 19…
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Booklovers Festival – Don’t forget eBooks!

Yarra Plenty Regional Library proudly presents The Sixth Annual Booklovers' Festival Wednesday 2 July to Wednesday 30 July These exciting events will be held in Yarra Plenty Regional Library branches. Celebrate new beginnings. Hear stories of sea changes,immigration, starting over, new approaches, new ways of thinking,historic discoveries, adaptations, and famous beginnings. Embark on your own…
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Congratulations Lucy!

Well done Lucy L. for winning the Booklovers Festival Sir Francis Bacon competition. Lovely, smiling Lucy is pictured here collecting her wonderful prize! In case you were wondering the characters were: Monday – Superman Tuesday - Harry Potter Wednesday - Count Dracula Thursday - The Cat in the Hat Friday - Wilbur from Charlotte’s web…
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