Australian Women Writers Challenge 2013

I have a cunning plan this year to ensure I list all the books I read as part of the AWWC 2013. Simple, really! As I read them I’m going to post something about them. These won’t be rated reviews as I’m way too close to many of the authors and I know I’m incapable Continue reading


Coffs and Bello

Coffs and Bello? Sounds like I’ve got a bad chest cold when in fact I’ve just had the most wonderful couple of days in Coffs Harbour and Bellingen. It started with chauffeur drive pick up from Coffs Harbour. Wagtail Cottage B&B is gorgeous, but add in the wonderful host, Jenn and Jeanette, plus Daiquiri and Continue reading


Masochistic tendencies…

Why oh why do I do it…. I have an end of May deadline for my next book on top of an already busy month with two library visits and a QWC writing course to run in Mission Beach, but still I go and buy irresistible books!! (And over the next month these three lovely Continue reading


Spotlight on Romantic Suspense

Along with my fellow Romantic Suspense authors, Bronwyn Parry, Sandy Curtis, Shannon Curtis and Karlene Blakemore- Mowle, I’m over chatting about our upcoming panel at the RWA Diamonds are Forever Conference on the Gold Coast. Drop by to say hello at the RWA Blog You can find more information about Australian Romantic Suspense at our Continue reading


Authors Compare

It was remiss of me not to post a link earlier… ¬†Steve from The Australian Literature Review has created a new site called Authors Compare. Ever wondered how other writers see their characters? Do they have favourites? Just how do they balance narrative and dialogue? Is setting allowed to take on a life of its Continue reading


Kate, from North Star

Ever wanted to know just a little more about a character in a story? I frequently find myself wondering about characters long after I’ve finished a book, so today I’m putting one under the spot light. Karly Lane has kindly allowed me to interview Kate, her heroine in North Star, her latest release by Allen Continue reading