The Maxwell Sisters

A very big welcome to Loretta Hill who’s dropped by today as part of her blog tour for the release of The Maxwell Sisters. This is a laugh out loud story with a wonderful diverse cast of characters set in the gorgeous Margaret River. You’ll love it! And if you leave a comment here, or Continue reading

Happy New Year!

As many of you know, I’m something of a sunrise, sunset kind of woman. The sense of anticipation as the sun cracks the horizon is tempered by a certain regret as night overruns the day. New Year’s eve has a similar effect on me. Have I made the most of the year that’s been? Have Continue reading

Writing passion

Have you ever wondered how families deal with authors in the family who write in a genre they don’t read? Are they proud supporters, spruiking the books at every opportunity, or embarrassed by the connection? Romance is a hard enough sell for some  authors, but what if you’re a writer of steamy erotica? Lovely Cate Continue reading

Hidden gem

I find it hard to believe that I lived in Brisbane on and off for thirty-five years and I never realised the beauty of South Stradbroke Island. Capt G and I used to camp on Moreton and Fraser Islands when we had our big old toyota land cruiser, but we never ventured to South Stradbroke. Continue reading

Freedom to write

My current characters woke me early this morning with some important back ground details they thought I needed to know. Ever the compliant writer I crawled out of bed and started typing. The cold soon seeped into my fingers and toes and I realised that the dawn was imminent. Out on the back deck I Continue reading

Kylie Kaden’s Working Space

I can’t remember who introduced me to Kylie Kaden’s wonderful debut novel (maybe Jenn J McLeod??) but I will be forever grateful. ‘Losing Kate’ is an impressive debut – evocative, real, beautifully crafted and different. I’m delighted Kylie’s taken time out of her busy life to visit the blog today and share her writing space Continue reading

Alyssa J Montgomery – Mistaken Identity!

Today’s guest is someone who’s been with me on this writing journey since 2005 when we met at my first RWA conference. She’s squeezed a truck load of other things into the last few years, but has remained true to her passion for writing. Her debut novel releases today and I’m delighted to be able Continue reading

The S.E.R.A Files

Today’s guest is debut author C.T. Green whose new release, The S.E.R.A. Files has just hit the Amazon shelves. I love reading about other writers motivation so here’s a quick blog bite from Cass! Welcome, Cass, and over to you 🙂 Helene, thank you for hosting me on your blog. You asked me where I Continue reading

Sunset of a different kind

I am a little prone to posting sunset photos on my blog and face book, but today I have a sunset with a difference for you. I’m delighted to be able to welcome back talented outback writer, Nicole Alexander. Her latest book, Sunset Ridge, is loaded on my iphone ready for reading on the long Continue reading