By Anna McEvoy ‘Won’t the world run out of stories eventually?’ We were waiting in line at a busy cinema, and my friend was concerned Hollywood was scraping the barrel of available stories with yet another remake. This was a long time ago, back when I was new to writing, and crowded cinemas weren’t aContinue reading “Stories Are Infinite”
By Bianca Millroy I opened my diary the other day — for the first time in eight months — and was confronted by a wall of blank pages. From 20 March onwards, pages usually full (and I mean full) of my daily antics fell away into 80GSM oblivion. Did I miss the forecast? Cloudy withContinue reading “Endurance”
By Alyssa Mackay Many authors find ideas by looking to the past. Fictionalising a historical event, person or a period in time allows a writer to draw on reality as a starting point, then use their imagination to create an original story. After reading about the history of the Bustard Head Lighthouse on the centralContinue reading “8 Tips for Writing a Historical Short Story”
Take a bunch of writers from different genres, many who have never met before, and put them on the same table at a fancy dress dinner and see what happens.
For one group of writers, who met at GenreCon in 2019, it resulted in a multi-genre anthology entitled Lighthouse – a collection of fifteen short stories all featuring lighthouses, due for release next month (October 2020).
Why lighthouses? To get the answer to this, and a bunch of other questions about this project, Lorikeet Ink caught up with two of the Lighthouse’s contributing authors – Anthology Organiser, Chris Foley and Anthology Editor, Bianca Millroy.
Lorikeet Ink is a boutique book publishing company bringing new stories and new voices to life. We aim to publish books that bring joy to readers’ lives, as well provide new perspectives to our world. We are currently working on some very exciting projects due for release in 2020. Stay tuned! Sign up here toContinue reading “Welcome to Lorikeet Ink”