Sunday Spotlight with Fleur McDonald — Australian Women Writers Challenge Blog

Chatting with Fleur McDonald about her latest release, Where the River Runs, over at the Australian Women Writers blog for Sunday Spotlight this morning. Today I warmly welcome Fleur McDonald to Sunday Spotlight, here to chat about her latest release, Where the River Runs. What provided the inspiration for the story threads in Where the … Continue reading Sunday Spotlight with Fleur McDonald — Australian Women Writers Challenge Blog

Bingo! The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

It’s bingo Saturday once again – that rolled around fast! The square I’ve filled for this entry is: A book with a mystery Mystery threads itself right the way through this novel so it seemed like the obvious choice for this bingo square. While I read some crime fiction on occasion, mystery has never factored … Continue reading Bingo! The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

Sunday Spotlight with Melissa Fagan — Australian Women Writers Challenge Blog

Ahead of the release of her forthcoming book, What Will BeWorn, I had the pleasure of chatting with Melissa Fagan over at the Australian Women Writers Challenge blog. Isn't this just the most gorgeous and atmospheric cover? Welcome to Sunday Spotlight. Today our guest is Melissa Fagan, author of What Will Be Worn, releasing on … Continue reading Sunday Spotlight with Melissa Fagan — Australian Women Writers Challenge Blog

New Release Book Review: Redemption Point by Candice Fox

Redemption Point... About the book: #1 New York Times bestselling author Candice Fox delivers a compulsive new crime thriller, which sees Ted Conkaffey once again teaming up with an unlikely partner – this time the father of the girl he was accused of abducting . . . When former police detective Ted Conkaffey was wrongly … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Redemption Point by Candice Fox

My Reading Life: The Spoils of Time Series by Penny Vincenzi

In case you hadn’t yet guessed, I have a literary love of the saga series, the ones where each book is around the 500 to 700 page mark with the content spanning decades and generations through the entwined lives of one family. A little bit like Downton Abbey but in book form, which is probably … Continue reading My Reading Life: The Spoils of Time Series by Penny Vincenzi

Writer Talks: Theresa Smith

How lovely to have been interviewed by Nadia L King for her blog. This is the finished interview which I’m thrilled to share with you.

N.L.King, Author

I met Theresa Smith through the Australian Women Writers Challenge (#AWW17) – an excellent movement designed to raise awareness of writing by Australian women. She lives on the other side of country to me (of course) but I felt such a connection with her, I couldn’t wait to interview Theresa and find out more about her writing, reading and her passion for books. I hope you enjoy Theresas’ insights into writing as a journey as much as I do.

NLK: Can you please tell us about AWW and the work you do there?

TS: The Australian Women Writers’ Challenge joins with other movements aiming to raise awareness of excellent writing by women – the VIDA Count, The Stella Prize and the #readwomen hashtag. The challenge has entered its fifth year and is going from strength to strength. Founded and led by Elizabeth Lhuede, the team behind the scenes is made…

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Australian Women Writers Challenge Sunday Spotlight: Virginia Taylor and her Historical Fiction series Southlanders

Fans of historical fiction, particularly that which focuses on Colonial Australia, should check out this interview I did with Virginia Taylor for the Australian Women Writers Challenge blog. She has written a fabulous series titled Southlanders, set in South Australia during the colonial era of our history. Welcome to Sunday Spotlight. Today we welcome Virginia … Continue reading Australian Women Writers Challenge Sunday Spotlight: Virginia Taylor and her Historical Fiction series Southlanders