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Frances Whiting: The beautiful secret my mum shared with me

Premium Content Frances Whiting: The beautiful secret my mum shared with me

When Frances Whiting was nine, her mum told her a special secret.

Author releases latest novella in seven-part series

Premium Content Author releases latest novella in seven-part series

Signed with a publishing heavyweight, she's drawing global attention

Bring back the handwritten note

Bring back the handwritten note

Is it time for handwritten notes to make a comeback?

PRICELESS PAST: How our future recognises our past

Premium Content PRICELESS PAST: How our future recognises our past

The Observer's newest feature will be available on Friday.

Spoken communication skills vital in education

Spoken communication skills vital in education

The spoken word is a foundation to students' capacity to learn.

Get ready for Halloween with these ghoulish tales

Premium Content Get ready for Halloween with these ghoulish tales

New book includes the work of CQ writers, with a spooky twist

Warne slams Seven for ‘unforgivable’ act

Warne slams Seven for ‘unforgivable’ act

“I’d never have left Nine but cricket is in my blood"

How this 20yo uni dropout earns $50k a month

How this 20yo uni dropout earns $50k a month

In just two years he’s become a millionaire

Judging kids writing skills based on NAPLAN 'unfair'

Premium Content Judging kids writing skills based on NAPLAN 'unfair'

NAPLAN data reveals writing scores across Queensland plummet

Our kids failing to meet basic writing standards

Premium Content Our kids failing to meet basic writing standards

Alarming decline in Qld children meeting basic writing standard.

Karl Stefanovic’s family upset by ex-wife’s claims

Karl Stefanovic’s family upset by ex-wife’s claims

Cassandra Thorburn reveals how she moved on.

Learn from those who have followed their dreams

Learn from those who have followed their dreams

Luminaries in their fields share most important piece of advice.

Author: Laughter is my best medicine

Author: Laughter is my best medicine

Chinchilla author shares story of writing with Parkinson's disease.

Gladstone group has the 'write' stuff

Gladstone group has the 'write' stuff

Writing can be a rewarding pastime

Memories of beloved dad are a winner

Memories of beloved dad are a winner

Family stories were all around when The Observer visited Lyn Stiller

Have you got the write stuff?

Have you got the write stuff?

$15,000 and a publishing contract could be yours

Australia’s steamiest secrets

Australia’s steamiest secrets

Romance fiction authors reveal their secrets to writing about love and sex

NAPLAN: What our kids are still getting wrong

NAPLAN: What our kids are still getting wrong

NAPLAN results are improving but there is still a major problem

Teen's first book lifts lid on drugs, depression, sexuality

Teen's first book lifts lid on drugs, depression, sexuality

'It's about feeling alright with not being okay': Coast teen author

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