What a week! I’ve had many wonderful emails, messages and social media posts from readers who’ve enjoyed RETURN TO ROSEGLEN and they’ve made this author very, very happy. Writing can be so solitary and the payoff for all those hours locked away with my characters is knowing my writing has touched someone. Thank you all Continue reading
Thank you to everyone who read all the way to the bottom of my inaugural newsletter and then emailed me to enter the giveaway. We conducted a random draw aboard Roobi from Capt G’s hat and the winner is Cindy O. I’ve emailed you direct, Cindy, and I hope you enjoy the story. For everyone Continue reading
When the land is in your bones…
Whilst RETURN TO ROSEGLEN isn’t strictly a romance, Ivy and her girls have known love and lost love. And, as we all know, love comes in many forms. Set amongst the dust and heat of north western Queensland love for the country is an important part of the story. The landscape holds a different pull Continue reading
Return to Roseglen
It’s a big weekend aboard RooBinEsque! Ivy and her girls are out and about in bookstores everywhere, including Big W, and all online e-book retailers. It’s always a special thrill to see it lined up on a shelf amongst books I love and authors who are friends. I’m grateful to all the readers who’ve waited Continue reading
“There is love, anger, hatred and feelings of powerlessness within this story just as there is in life and for me it ticked all the boxes for a very good read.” Wendy Lipke -Queensland Reviewers Collective. All the conventional wisdom says ‘don’t read reviews about your own stories’. How wise… How stoic… How impossible… I don’t Continue reading
Winter in the south
As you may have noticed Capt G and I, aboard Roo Bin Esque, are still down south in Port Phillip Bay. Like migratory birds most yachties head north for the winter months, but this year we decided to try something a little different. Having lived in Cairns for 16 years, and we still call it Continue reading
Love in all its forms
We all know love isn’t ‘one size fits all’ so Sandie Docker, Sasha Wasley, Anthea Hodson and I have shared our thoughts about love over at Penguin Books Australia If you’re in NSW check out Sandie’s sites for her tour details as she talks about her new release The Kookaburra Cafe. For those of you in Continue reading
A love for all ages
“Older love is different to a young love with all that wide-eyed optimism. It’s more cautious, yet liberating. It’s careful yet wild. It’s passionately sexy yet respectful of bodies that have borne children, changed shape, been broken and healed.” Come and join in the conversation about ‘love for all ages’ on the Australian Romance Readers Continue reading
Today I’ve dropped by Honestly Woman to talk about my publishing journey and how life sometimes changes direction on our behalf without any consultation! Find the article here : Honestly Woman. And don’t forget to get your entry in for the Book Club Set Giveaway of Return to Roseglen – check out the post here.
Who knew hanging around in a window could be so much fun??
Thanks to Kathy Mexted and her brilliant ideas I spent a couple of hours hanging around in the window of The LABoratory, a women’s fashion store in Pakington St, Geelong. I loved the images Kathy captured and I hope to see more of The LABoratory if we can hatch a plan – more about that Continue reading