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Our latest book

Our latest book

The crew of The Road are back in Stars Beyond, closer than ever to the biggest score in the galaxy ... if they can stay ahead of the Justice Department agents and Company men tracking them.

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Our books

Our books

We write the Linesman series of books, starring linesman Ean Lambert, and the Stars Uncharted series, with body modder Nika Rik Terri and explorer Josune Arriola.

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First Draft: It’s all in the details

First Draft: It’s all in the details

We’re running a full-day workshop at Writers Victoria in Melbourne, Victoria, on Saturday, 9 November 2019. In it we look at some of the smaller changes, once you have the big picture done.

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Hello, and welcome to S. K. Dunstall.com, the website for authors Sherylyn and Karen Dunstall.

 

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    Workshop completed

    Yesterday we ran a workshop at Vic Writers on editing.  Today I am sore. Standing up for six hours is more than I’m used to. I’ve always had sympathies for anyone who worked in retail, and nurses, and people like that, but now I’m extending that sympathy to teachers, too. How do they do it?... Read more →

    Oops

    Our October newsletter scraped it into October by a bat’s wing (had to use a Halloween reference here) on 31 October.  For we Australians it was 12:30am on All Hallows Eve.  Maybe we should have waited till later in the day, for there’s a mistake in it. Three mistakes actually and they’re all the same.... Read more →

    Our book covers

    Today, I want to talk about book covers.  There’s a lot written about how traditionally published authors don’t have control over their book covers. We have never disliked one of our covers, so we wouldn’t know but we are realistic enough to know that design of the cover is mostly out of our control, and... Read more →

    Pardon me, but I can’t remember your name

    I’m not good at remembering names. It’s the bane of my work life.  I can chat quite happily to someone in the tearoom, or while waiting for the lift, over months.  Then, suddenly find I’m working on a project with him or her, and know them, but have no idea what their name is.  Or... Read more →