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2013 Romance Writers of Australia Conference: Top 10 moments

Recently our Romance Specialist Haylee Nash flew the flag for Booktopia at the 2013 Romance Writers of Australia conference in Fremantle. These are her stories. For those of you who have never been to a Romance Writers of Australia (RWA) Conference, or indeed any kind of romance conference, let me paint you a picture. Imagine a modestly sized room, filled with women. Hundreds of women. Each of ... Read more

by | September 4, 2013

The book is dead. Long live the book, says John Purcell

The book is terminally ill, say those in the know, and lies near death in a private hospital plugged into a life support machine and surrounded by close friends and relatives. Right now, across the world commentators are drafting moving eulogies. Commemorative plates and tea towels are being made. Songs are being written. A mini-series is planned. TV people are putting together five minute mont... Read more

by | May 25, 2011

William and Kate and the longest bow

The Booktopia Award for the Longest Bow includes three sub-categories, namely: The RRT Lobby - given to the book/genre with the most rapid response time from the original stimulus to the introduction of the book to the marketplace, the Biggest Loser Lobby - given to the book/genre which bombed the most spectacularly and and my own personal favourite, The Most Audacious Try-on. Read more

by | February 15, 2011