Fremantle Press editor Armelle Davies offers her six top tips to writers on how to make effective new year resolutions … and how to make sure you stick to them.

Members of the Emerging Writers Pilot Program will meet for the first time later this month at a workshop run by Fremantle Press and WA Poets Inc.

Meet Me at the Intersection contributor Olivia Muscat was 13 when she began to lose her sight. Here she talks about how the Harry Potter series defined a pivotal moment in her life, coming to terms with being different and ways in which teachers can work with difference and disability in the classroom.

We’re just one month away from the start of National Novel Writing Month (#NaNoWriMo) where thousands of emerging writers across the world take part in a challenge to write a 50,000 word novel between 1 and 30 November.

As an author with a new manuscript, you may occasionally have the opportunity to pitch your work to a prospective publisher. The chance to do so should be regarded as a bonus opportunity, particularly if a publisher does not ordinarily receive unsolicited material. In this article, Fremantle Press publisher Georgia Richter puts the pitch in […]

Hello, I’m James Foley, author of the hugely popular S.Tinker Inc. series of graphic novels for younger readers that includes Brobot, Dungzilla and my new book, Gastronauts.

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a writer? Ever pondered how successful authors got published? Susan Midalia, author of The Art of Persuasion, talks about how she started out, the difficulties of getting published and how the industry has changed.

From the slush pile to a $12,000 prize, and from writers centres to universities, if you’ve ever wanted to be an author, publisher Georgia Richter’s reflections about where writers come from, what she’s looking for in a writer, and how you can engage with Fremantle Press, will be invaluable.

Fremantle Press author Robert Edeson won the T.A.G Hungerford Award (now the City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award) back in 2012 for his novel The Weaver Fish. Now with a second book, Bad to Worse, under his belt, he passes on his experience of entering the prize and explains why you should enter this year.

Submissions for the 2018 City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award are open. Western Australia’s longest running and most prestigious award for an unpublished manuscript offers a cash prize of $12,000 from the City of Fremantle and a publishing contract with Fremantle Press.

Acclaimed poet Tracy Ryan’s ninth poetry collection, The Water Bearer, is an intimate exploration of water and its many forms, from filling a second-hand cooler in an old country house to swimming lessons and ocean riptides. In this stunning volume, Ryan explores water as the life-giving and life-taking force that defines our existence.

We are pleased to announce that Westerly editor Dr Catherine Noske will join Delys Bird, Richard Rossiter and Georgia Richter on the judging panel of the 2018 City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award.

From today, manuscript submissions to Fremantle Press will be received electronically via Submittable. Marketing and communications manager Claire Miller said as well as working with agents and existing authors, Fremantle Press received hundreds of unsolicited manuscripts every year – formerly all as hard copies.

Behind every successful creator is a first story, a first line, a first drawing. James Foley’s passion for art started young, with a step-by-step drawing of Bart Simpson and some ‘public murals’ on and underneath the tables of his childhood home. These days, James writes and illustrates for a living, and regularly presents to schoolkids […]

Today I want to talk about Fremantle Press custom publishing – what it is, who should use the service and my top tips for making a publishing project a success for your organisation.

Sometimes a book fits into a very specific genre – a genre whose covers have a very specific set of codes that signal to readers what they can expect to find in that book. We all know, for instance, what kind of material will be in a book featuring the upper body of Fabio. But […]

At their best, writing groups and workshops can be positive experiences that transform the largely solitary act of writing into a shared endeavour with like-minded people. They can give authors the opportunity to network with peers and to glean those vital first-reader impressions and opinions.

West Australian teachers may already know Jen from the serialisation of Mystery at Riddle Gully in the Ed! Section of The West Australian. Her latest book Riddle Gully Runaway can be read as a follow-up to Mystery at Riddle Gully or as a stand-alone book.