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Afternoon tea with the creators of Drawn Onward

The Bunbury-based creator of Six Two Three Zero, Andrew Frazer, is about to release his first book. Drawn Onward, a picture book co-created with award-winning author Meg McKinlay, will be launched with an afternoon tea at Collins Booksellers Bunbury on Saturday 7 October. Both author and illustrator will be on hand to introduce the book.

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Good wine and great crime in Denmark

Silverstream Wines Denmark will present Crime Wave with Alan Carter and Dave Warner on 4 November 2017. Hosted by John McGlue, the event celebrates the release of Silverstream’s 2013 Riesling and 2014 Pinot Noir. Guests can enjoy readings and author interviews in the Silverstream Gardens while picnicking on sumptuous fare from Great Southern Oysters, Dellendale Cheese and Little Villain gourmet hampers.

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What’s in a book cover design?

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 what about those books that are considered genre-busting?

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Behind the making of a book trailer

When we first met Mimi Helm she was a Curtin University student and one of a group of emerging filmmakers who had been tasked with making a book trailer for Fremantle Press as part of their coursework.

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Fremantle Press on the road: events for aspiring authors

So you want to be a writer? September is a great month to hone your writerly instincts with a Fremantle Press author or staff member. Workshops on crime, narrative non-fiction, memoir, writing heroines and on overcoming your obstacles to writing are all on offer this month.

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