Release Date: May 2015. Publisher: Hachette Australia. Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review. Challenge: It was the 10th book I have read for the Australian Women Writers Challenge. Synopsis from Goodreads: Sydney, 1915. World War One brings tragedy and loss and sweeping change for those left at home. Ruby and Jimmy Hawkins … More Review: The Soldier’s Wife By Pamela Hart #AWW2015
Release Date: 25th February 2015 Australian Publisher: Text Publishing. Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis: From the author of the Text Prize-winning The Bridge. The ceasefire is barely holding. Southside waits, with a kind of hope that feels like defeat. Then Cityside blows up the bridge. And amid the chaos and … More Review: Havoc By Jane Higgins.
Hi Everyone, In case you missed my quick update, I lost internet over the last 3 days so I’m a bit behind on posts. I have 3 reviews I need to get up plus my regular posts. I had internet for almost a whole week so I thought it was fixed, but then it died … More A Writerly Update 71.
Sorry to be absent the last 3 days, but my internet died again and I’m not happy! I have 3 reviews I need to get up, plus my other regular posts. I’m not sure when I’ll have internet again but if it doesn’t return today my friend said I can go to her house and … More A Quick Update.
“I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions.” – James A. Michener. So do I James, so do I.
We step outside and a blinding light has me turning my head and closing my eyes. I feel warmth hit my face and realise it’s the sun. The sun! It’s only been a week since I’ve been here, but it felt like I was never going to feel the sun again. It feels amazing and … More The Amberly Chronicles Episode 16: The Hill.
Hi Everyone, Just a really quick update today as I don’t have much time. I’ve been focusing on my MG again this past week as I try and finish the first draft by the end of the month for a challenge I am participating in. Here are the stats: June 8th: o words. June 9th: … More A Writerly Update 70.
Hi Everyone, Firstly I’d like to apologise for not posting as much or visiting other blogs and commenting as much as usual. My internet has been cutting in and out for the last two weeks at random intervals. It has been very annoying and extremely frustrating! I am hoping it will be fixed this week. … More A Writerly Update 69.
“I’m not a big fan of inspiration. I’m too old to sit and wait for the muse to give me a little kiss… I write a lot, and I’m not afraid to make mistakes or to write badly. I can alsways fix something weak and dull. But I can’t fix a blank page.” ― Ron … More Writing Quote Wednesday.
Hi Everyone, This past week felt like it lasted a month! I’ve been out every day this week and I’m exhausted. I’m looking forward to just spending the day at home tomorrow. On the writing front: I posted the latest episode of my ya sci-fi The Amberly Chronicles on Monday. I got half a chapter … More A Writerly Update 68.