Sara Foster’s Shallow Breath

Sara Foster joins me today from W.A. to discuss her latest release SHALLOW  BREATH. There is nothing quite like sinking your teeth into a well researched novel and you can be assurred that with Sara's latest offering the reader will be rewarded with a quality work of fiction interwoven with fact. Here Sara talks about digging [...]

By | November 29th, 2012|A WRITERS LIFE, General, Inspiration|0 Comments

Alison Booth & A Distant Land

Alison Booth has completed her Jingera trilogy which started with the memorable Stillwater Creek. She joined me to answer ‘Five Quick Questions’ . Do click on the links to learn more about Alison and her work.  1. A Distant Land is set in 1971 towards the end of Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War. Did you choose one [...]

By | May 29th, 2012|A WRITERS LIFE, General, Inspiration|0 Comments

Heart of the Valley – Cathryn Hein’s latest release.

Thanks, Nicole, for inviting me back to your hugely informative and entertaining blog. I love nosing through your photos and reading about all the adventures you have on your property. It’s a great way for this currently city-based country girl to reconnect with rural life.  The Heart of Passion Have you ever wondered where your passions [...]

By | May 10th, 2012|A WRITERS LIFE, General, Inspiration|0 Comments

Land of Dreams – celebrating the National Year of Reading

Land of Dreams by Peter Yeldham is this month's pick for review. Peter is a screenwriter,  author and stage and screen producer of repute, and is generally considered to be Australia's writer's writer. His craftsmanship has ownership on some of this country's most popular novels and screenplays - both film and mini-series. This month's review is [...]

By | April 26th, 2012|A WRITERS LIFE, General, Inspiration|0 Comments

Peter Watt & The Cry of the Curlew

A big welcome to Peter Watt. As someone who dabbles in historical narrative I've been a big fan of Peter's since reading The Cry of the Curlew. If you're a fan of Australian rural literature and partial to an engrossing, authentic story set in the outback, then this is the type of read for you. The Cry [...]

By | April 2nd, 2012|A WRITERS LIFE, General, Inspiration, Opinion, Patriotism|0 Comments

Fleur McDonald joins us today to talk about coastal farming.

Coastal farming seems like the ultimate lifestyle to me. Living inland means the closest we get to a beach breeze is a fan on the opposite side of the dam bank! So I asked WA farmer, Fleur McDonald to chat a little about her coastal farming life. Fleur has a new book out this month [...]

By | March 28th, 2012|COUNTRY LIFE, General, MOTHER NATURE|0 Comments

Fiona Palmer and ‘The Road Home’

Welcome to Western Australia Rural Romance writer, Fiona Palmer. Today Fiona talks a little about her life and shares her latest novel with us, The Road Home. It's out now! Enjoy...  'My day’s are a bit easier with getting up around six am and getting the kids ready to catch their school bus by 7.30. I [...]

By | March 19th, 2012|A WRITERS LIFE, General|0 Comments

Lisa Heidke visits to talk inspiration, character ideas & swingers!

One of the great things about being a writer is that you get to meet a whole lot of other great authors. Lisa Heidke lives a good eight hundred kilometers south of me however thanks to today's technology (which as a bushie I'm supremely grateful for) she's literally visiting me today! With the release [...]

By | March 1st, 2012|A WRITERS LIFE, General, Inspiration, Writing advice|0 Comments

Loretta Hill & The girl in steel-capped boots.

A big hello to my first guest blogger for the year! Loretta Hill was born in Perth, WA and although a lover of writing from a young age she put her dream on hold to pursue a less risky career in engineering. Blessed with her father's knack for science, she graduated from the University of Western Australia [...]

By | January 17th, 2012|A WRITERS LIFE, General|0 Comments

Caroline Overington answers 5 quick questions.

Welcome to Caroline Overington. I had the pleasure of meeting Caroline at the Australian Book Industry Awards dinner in Melbourne last July although having always been a bit of a newspaper fiend I was well aware of her journalistic contributions and non-fiction works. I'm delighted that Caroline joins me today to answer five quick questions. [...]

By | December 14th, 2011|A WRITERS LIFE, General|0 Comments
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