A new twist and the old Fae can become the new

I often talk about a fresh look, a new twist, or even an original feel. It’s difficult to be original. With so much media access there isn’t much we don’t know or haven’t seen before, but that new is always so enticing and we search hard for it, and some of us work hard to […]

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Chilling Corner in November

                  Just beginning to realise just how much I read. I must be exhausted but obviously haven’t noticed because the TBR (to be read) pile never seems to diminish, and I can’t afford to think about it. This month I have two paranormal series I have really […]

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Chilling Corner for September

Hi all, This month I am looking at reading books in a series. A friend of mine has just published Book 4 and is looking at ten books before the series is over. I am also writing a series, but I am treading lightly, sorting out things in my mind. I worry a series might […]

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Distractions of the Heart (from Emotions in Eruption)

This is my take on relationships and their often-volatile natures. In this poem I guess the romantic in me, surfaces but finds itself in constant battle with reality because love is too often a rocky road for many of us. It would be wonderful if that were not the case, but it is not always […]

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Australian Author Diana Plater, her new book, and the after-effects of trauma

This month I am particularly excited to present an Australian author whose inspiration for her book Whale Rock is as thrilling as the book itself. A journalist, Diana has had first hand experiences of the things she writes about, and I am a little in awe but also more than a little sure that this […]

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Meet Aussie author Liv Arnold

This month I have the privilege of presenting two authors, one an Australian and one from the U.K. and two completely different genres. I am fortunate to be meeting so many interesting people with interesting stories to tell. I especially have a soft spot for Aussie writers as you may well imagine but mostly like […]

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Making wine, or making vinegar – the difference is in the fine tuning

There are days when I feel so frustrated with the world of writing that I wish I had never started. The reality of it all, the hoping for reviews, hoping for readers, the media, working on follow up books, both in The Unexpected Series and my Emotions poetry trilogy has meant feeling overwhelmed. Don’t misunderstand. I […]

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