Watt's historical thrillers have sold more than half a million copies in Australia and New Zealand alone over the past 15 years.
Linda Morris Copyright changes spell the end to the golden age of literature, warn Australia's leading fiction writers.
Scott Ellis Every new TV year is an unopened gift for fans of the small screen.
Jacqui Taffel Through good times and bad, Australia's tenacious Star Wars fan club has proved itself a force to be reckoned with.
Jacqui Taffel As the new Star Wars film looms on the horizon, the heat is building for fan clubs and the costuming world.
Michael Idato A new superheroine doesn't quite manage to leap tall buildings but is off to a flying start.
Jake Wilson A Japanese melodrama and an interview with American director Sydney Lumet feature this week.
Garry Maddox At a meeting with Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop in September, legendary British filmmaker Ridley Scott encouraged a change to Australia's filmmaking incentives that could mean three Alien movies will be shot in Sydney.
Susan Wyndham Horses were the passion of Gillian Mears' life, a pounding physical love that she celebrated and mourned in her novel Foal's Bread. Now, because of her MS, her imagination has been forced to turn to her other animal love, the more conveniently sized cat.
Australia's Vance Joy has been added to Taylor Swift's collection of valuable friends.