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Happy Monday! Aren’t Monday’s sometimes a bit hard to get warmed up to? Hopefully this will make your day, a great day! First up, exciting news! It’s only six weeks until my new novel STARTING FROM NOW is released. You can preorder from Booktopia. I’ve got to tell you, I’m very excited (and nervous) about releasing…

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Starting From Now

It’s that exciting time of the year again, when there is a cover to show you all! If you can believe it (because it only feels like a few short weeks ago, that Without a Doubt hit the shelves) I have another book on the 5th of November. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be…

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Christmas Gifts

Are you looking for something a little different for that hard-to-buy-for person? I have gift packs available;  a personalised signed book of your choice (written by me!), a calico bag, coffee or travel mug (your choice), pen, note pad, and again, a choice of water bottle or stubby holder all for $65.00 (including postage). If…

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#Fleurreads

It’s been ages since I’ve been able to read. I’m not sure why, because it was my favourite of pastimes. I started to find it hard when I was under a lot of pressure; looking after a sick family member, then my marriage breakdown, so on and so forth! I found I had a distinct…

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Book Club: Rocks in the Belly

This months book club is discussing Jon Bauer’s Rocks in the Belly. Unfortunately the file was too big to hear all of it, so you come in just after the intro and we’re talking about how short stories can turn into novels. Listen below or download here (right click and choose ‘Save Target As…’ or ‘Save…

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Barry and Book clubs!

Do any of you know this bloke? He’s the local ABC presenter for all of  WA ‘cept Perth.  Cute kids huh? Well, Barry and I, we’ve put our heads together and come up with a great idea. We’re starting a Book Club on the radio! Now I can’t let too many details out of the…

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Chat with Monica McInerney

Writing Do you start with an idea and develop it from there or do you start with the characters? I start with a combination of idea and characters. I love to take a character and her family out of their normal lives and plunge her (and them) into an unexpected situation, and the plot follows…

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Guest blog: Monica McInerney

Next Friday, the 25th of Feb, at 3pm Western Australian time, will be a very special time for me! I’ll be welcoming Monica McInerney to our book club. What makes this so very special, it that I’ve loved and admired Monica’s work from the moment I opened The Alphabet Sisters. Since then I’ve read every…

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Book club with Monica McInerney

I’m thrilled to announce that Monica McInerney will be joing us for the Book Club, this month! She’ll be sitting in Dublin, freezing and maybe watching snow fall, as we’re sweltering and cursing (or enjoying) the hot weather summer weather! At this stage, we haven’t set a date for the Book Club, but it will…

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Book Club: The Bark Cutters

We had a great time discussing Nicole Alexander’s book, yesterday. I thought you might be interested in where I was sitting, while we were all chatting! I had my friend, Carolyn sitting alongside me, we had a couple of coffees and we watched the tiny tugs push out to sea, a huge ship! It was…

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Next book club meeting

Book club meeting at 10:00am WST to discuss The Bark Cutters by Nicole Alexander. More info: A week before we meet, could you email me any questions for the author. On the day as we start, I will put up the first question and the author will answer. Once she has done this, then I’ll open it…

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