August Ames found herself the target of a Twitter storm. A day later, she was dead. But there's more to this story than "cyber-bullying".
How working as a cleaner motivated Markus Zusak and what Liane Moriarty learnt from writing advertising copy: these bestselling Australian authors told Jane Hutcheon what they know about success.
In the age of Netflix, social media and video games, it can be hard to get teenagers to switch off the screen and pick up a book instead. Hard — but not impossible.
Tom Cruise won't appear in any more Jack Reacher films, which will instead be "rebooted" as a TV adaption of the book series with an actor that appeals more to fans, author Lee Child says.
For decades, photographer Warren Kirk has been working to preserve something he says is dying: old-fashioned Australian suburbia, with its relics like the outdoor tyre swan.
An article on ABC News suggests that to avoid linguistic catastrophes cased by apostrophes we should just stop using them. However, the correct use of this most special member of our alphabet avoids much confusion. And besides, it's not that hard, writes Roslyn Petelin.
Following life-saving throat cancer surgery, leading public figure Robert Manne is now reduced to a loud whisper. But even a whisper is better than silence; a prospect that terrified him and those he loves.
Before Disney, Ida Rentoul Outhwaite was bringing fairies to life, with a uniquely Australian flavour. She was rapidly rose to fame — even the Queen read her books as a child. So why haven't we heard of her?
She's sold more than 14 million books worldwide, but Liane Moriarty still can't help reading online articles that promise to transform her life.