Best Dressed! Tia Carrigan

This is Tia's last guest blog for August. As many of you would have realised Tia and her family are close friends. In fact our families friendship goes back a couple of generations! I asked Tia to talk about her CHAMELEON DRESS which is a fabulous concept. I'm the grateful owner of one in black and [...]

By | August 23rd, 2010|General|0 Comments

Tia Carrigan on designing for women

Tia Carrigan on designing for women: Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival is wrapping up in Brisbane after week long fashion shows, conferences and celebrating the start of the Spring season. I find it interesting that people are curious for the latest trends and what the next big thing in fashion will be. As much as I scrutinize [...]

By | August 14th, 2010|General|0 Comments

Designer Tia Carrigan on Flower Power

Tia Carrigan writes: I was born and raised on a wheat and sheep farm just a few kilometres down the road from where Nicole grew up in northwest NSW. So, as you can imagine, fashion design wasn’t the most obvious career choice for the daughter of a 4th generation grazier. But I chose it anyway, [...]

By | August 3rd, 2010|General|0 Comments

The e-book experience: Karly Blakemore-Mowle

Karlene Blakemore-Mowle writes: I really had no clue what I was doing before I joined Romance Writers of Australia a little over twelve months ago, and now, looking back, I wish I’d taken the plunge a lot earlier. After seeing an American e-book publisher advertising for submissions in a RWA newsletter, I worked up the courage [...]

By | July 25th, 2010|General|0 Comments

Overcoming Limitations

Fleur McDonald writes: I’ve been asked if living in the country made it difficult to get published. I really believe the answer to that, is no. The digital age has made popping over to Sydney, or elsewhere, rather easy. It seems that all you have to do is click a button! (I will hasten to [...]

By | July 20th, 2010|General|0 Comments

Fleur McDonald ‘Other worlds’

Fleur McDonald writes: When I get caught up in writing, the rest of the world disappears. Nothing else exists, other than myself, the characters and the story. Often I don’t know what I’m going to write, until I start typing. That’s one of my greatest joys about being an author; being able to disappear into [...]

By | July 12th, 2010|General|0 Comments

Fleur McDonald-Take The Plunge

Guest blogger Fleur McDonald writes: I accidently fell into writing. Yep, I’d always love to write: poetry, short stories and so on. I never thought I’d be good enough to get a publishing contract. Believing in your ability to do something is often hard. Staring at a blank computer screen, wondering how I’m going to [...]

By | July 5th, 2010|General|0 Comments
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