A Rural Writer’s Life

Please welcome Mandy Magro to the blog today. A fellow Penguin Australia author, Mandy’s new book, JACARANDA, has hit the shelves and I’m sure it will be a roaring success as was her debut novel, Rosalee Station. Looking forward to reading it very soon! Over to you, Mandy 🙂 Hi Helene, it’s so lovely to Continue reading

Good press

How wonderful to read a positive article about romance writers in this weekend’s Brisbane Sunday Mail. There are a couple of beautiful photos to go with the article – particularly the one of Mandy Magro and her daughter Chloe – but you’ll need a hard copy to see them so track one down if you can. Continue reading

Yungaburra Book Fair

The Yungaburra Book Fair The annual Book Fair is once again being held in the historical village of Yungaburra on September 10th from  10am-4pm. This year the theme is ‘Books & Cooks’ – A feast for book lovers looking for a good read, rare treasure or special find with 1000s of books for sale  from many of Continue reading

Mandy Magro’s Station

My blog guest today is debut author, Mandy Magro, who’s a fellow North Queenslander. Her novel, Rosalee Station, is published by Penguin Australia who have a strong tradition of contemporary rural stories with established authors like Rachael Treasure and Fiona Palmer. Mandy brings a younger voice to that genre. Mandy, welcome to my corner of the internet Continue reading

Guest blogging with Mandy Magro

Today I’m chatting over at Mandy Magro‘s blog. Mandy is a fellow North Queensland local and her debut Rural novel, ROSALEE STATION, is being released in May by Penguin Australia. Drop by for a chat and browse around her site – you’ll find us at http://www.mandymagro.com/blog/2011/03/30/Helene-Young.aspx If you have any special camping spots you’d like to share Continue reading