RuBYs and Diamonds

I’m exhausted, I’m uplifted, I’m smiling, I’m suffering brain overload, I’m inspired and I’m finally home. That can mean only one thing – I’ve been to the RWA Diamonds Are Forever conference on the Gold Coast. Every year it gets better and this was no exception. The fact a professional organistation like RWA is run Continue reading

R*BY 2012

Today was supposed to be a no blog day. In fact it was supposed to be a limited internet day as I’m hurtling towards a deadline with the story still taking shape. I’m on reserve for flying hoping the phone doesn’t ring but I just have to share my good news! Shattered Sky has made Continue reading

Dangerous love

Today my guest on the blog is fellow Australian Suspense writer, Sandy Curtis. With six books out on the shelves she’s a seasoned writer who’s captured an audience of crime lovers who appreciate a love story as well. Here’s our conversation. Hope you enjoy it. Sandy, it was lovely to catch up with you and Continue reading

Writing Races?

They say writers need to exercise their writing muscles to keep them strong, so what better way than to sprint for an hour or two! Queensland Writers Centre has an online department called Australian Writer’s Marketplace Online – AWM Online. It’s a wonderful resource for writers covering everything from advice to on-line courses, to forums. Continue reading

The Right Time for Dianne Blacklock

I love discovering new authors in unexpected places. When the Romantic Book of the Year (R*BY) finalists were announced I knew two of the ‘With Romantic Elements’ authors, but I hadn’t read Dianne Blacklock’s books. I have now and she’s been added to my automatic ‘buy’ list. Dianne very kindly agreed to answer my questions Continue reading

At Home with Monica McInerney

Today I welcome Monica McInerney to my corner of the web. I’ve been a devoted reader since I discovered one of her early stories, ‘Spin the Bottle,’ and now have a collection of her wonderful warm stories. She’s taken time out from her busy schedule to chat today. Monica, congratulations on your 2011 Romantic Book of the Continue reading

An importer with a sense of humour :-)

In our house there’s an ongoing obsession with boats, more specifically catamarans. Every couple of months my husband comes up with a new scheme to allow us to buy the dream cat (so far we’re still dreaming…). He came across this site yesterday and it provided me with the most entertainment I’ve ever had on Continue reading