Barbara Hannay on ABC local radio NQ

A quick reminder that Barb Hannay will be doing a radio interview on ABC radio Townsville this afternoon at 2.20 pm. All the details are on her website. She’s running a competition for the best opening line for a Romance novel so get your thinking caps on and, if you’re around and listening, phone in for Continue reading

Tropical Writers Festival

Wow! I’ve just had a fabulous (but exhausting) weekend at the Tropical Writers Festival in Cairns. There is something very uplifting about spending an entire weekend with people who are passionate about books. As always the differences in opinions about the merits of one book versus another were intriguing and the Biggest Book Club certainly Continue reading

Yungaburra, book launches and editing…

Phew, what a busy last few weeks! Apologies for the lack of blogging, but life has been full. I didn’t realise how long a break I’d had until emails starting arriving asking if I was okay 🙂 Very happy to report I’m fine, my computer is fine, but my boss expects me to keep working Continue reading

Yungaburra Book Fair 18th September

Tomorrow I’m heading up the Gillies Range to the Yungaburra Book Fair. The historic village of Yungaburra perches on top of the Great Dividing Range with Tinaroo Dam at its back door. It’s a beautiful spot with some wonderful eclectic shops for browsing around and coffee shops serving delicious Tableland treats. I’m chairing a panel Continue reading

Diane Finlay – Northern Vision

Diane, welcome to my blog. It’s lovely to be able to welcome another North Queensland Writer. Have you always lived in Cairns or are you an import? How does the tropical north influence your writing? I came to Cairns in ’91/’92 and fell in love with the place. I went back to the UK and Continue reading

Barbara Hannay – The Sweetest of Romances

I‘m delighted to welcome Barbara to my blog today. I met Barbara at my very first RWA conference in 2004. I’d read a number of her lovely stories and was thrilled to have my photo taken with her. She’s now unofficial ‘den mum’ to the enthusiastic Nth Queensland RWA writers. Barbara, you’re the author of over Continue reading