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    Writing Things #1

    Writing Things #1: Updates, Sneak Peeks and Bookish Thoughts   6 March 2022   Welcome to the first in a (hopefully regular) series of updates, sneak peeks and bookish thoughts related to my writing projects. I have a few of those because, like most authors, I have a bunch of shiny, sparkly ideas ringing their bells in my head, and it takes a will of steel to tell them over and over again, "not now". To appease the most insistent, I give up real estate on my list of projects in exchange for a little silence, because even when my…

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    an interview with Caroline Beecham

    Who is Caroline Beecham? Caroline Beecham is a novelist, writer and producer. She is the author of three books: the bestselling novel Maggie's Kitchen (2016), Eleanor's Secret (2018), and Finding Eadie, published July 2020. Her debut novel was shortlisted for…

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    an interview with Kate Hilton

    Who is Kate Hilton? Kate Hilton is the bestselling author of The Hole in the Middle and Just Like Family. Her forthcoming novel, Better Luck Next Time, will be published internationally in 2020. Before settling on fiction writing, Kate pursued…

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    an interview with Rose Hartley

    Who is Rose Hartley? Rose Hartley is an award-winning poet, writer of short fiction, and alumnus of the Clarion Writers’ Workshop. She has been awarded a Varuna fellowship, residencies at Writers SA and Manning Clark House, and an Arts South…

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    an interview with Deborah Rodriguez

    Who is Deborah Rodriguez? Deborah Rodriguez is the author of the international bestsellers The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul and Return to the Little Coffee Shop of Kabul. She has also written two memoirs: The Kabul Beauty School, about her…

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    an interview with Melissa Ashley

    Who is Melissa Ashley? Melissa Ashley is a writer, poet, birder and academic who tutors in poetry and creative writing at the University of Queensland. She has published a collection of poems, The Hospital for Dolls, short stories, essays and…

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    guest post by Kris Franken

    Who is Kris Franken? Kris Franken is a spiritual writer, wildhearted speaker and creatrix with a degree in psychology and sociology. She’s an eternal student of the intuitive arts and a devoted spiritual seeker. Kris is the author of a…