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Hello 2016! Hello Interns!

Hello everyone!

With almost half of 2016 behind us we have been hard at work in our secret laboratory creating our ambitous project "Dr Egg Adventure".

Everything is still top secret at the moment and you'll be the first to know here when we have more to share.

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Dr Egg makes the cover of City Hub


Dr Egg Adventures has hit the big leagues and cracked the front cover of City Hub newspaper.

Catherine's Texan adventure to SXSW

Earlier this month Catherine jetted off to the USA for the 22nd annual SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, Texas.

Catherine interviews John Bell


The Merchant dramaturgical meeting

Catherine Fargher met up with Christopher Williams, co-creator of The Merchant: A Sydney Document, in Hyde Park to talk dramarugy on the upcoming Bell Shakespeare's Mind's Eye project.

Dr Egg writers' group

Dr Egg goes to the Top End

For the past few days Dr Egg's Catherine Fargher has been in the Northern Territory for Wordstorm 2014, the Top End's writers' festival. It was a brilliantly hosted and welcoming festival of writers in the tropics. Catherine was invited by Festival Director Panos Couros to be part of the Digital Kids strand of the program. She featured on the panels: 

New Work grant for Dr Egg Adventures

The Dr Egg Adventures’ writer and creator, Catherine Fargher, has been successful in the latest round of Literature Board funding from the Australia Council for the Arts, receiving a New Work grant for established writers in the category of Digital and New Media Children’s Literature. This will go to further developing the prose and interactive writing for the The Dr Egg Adventures. 

Laurine Croasdale drops in

It was a day of ideas at Dr Egg, with children’s author Laurine Croasdale popping in to talk about writing, publishing, and the emerging market for digital children’s books. Laurine has been published by Penguin, Pan Macmillan and ABC Books. Her titles include Trivia Man, Red Golf Balls, What Truly Counts and most recently, Surf School and Surf Sisters. She is currently the head of training at the Australian Society of Authors.

Click here to find out more about Laurine Croasdale.