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I’d Like to Know What You’ve Learned*

Originally posted on Confessions of a Mystery Novelist…:
Ray Bradbury is said to have made this observation: ? ‘You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.’ ? If you think about…

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Six degrees of separation: Burial Rites

I’m taking part in a new meme for writers and book bloggers based on Hungarian writer Frigyes Karinthy’s 1929 short story ‘Chains’ in which he coined the phrases ‘six degrees of separation’. Each month, WA writers/bloggers Annabel Smith and Emma … Continue reading

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The Book Q&A

I was tagged by Jo Case to answer this fulsome Book Q&A; Jo’s answers are here. I’m following Jo’s example: if you’d like to take part, consider yourself tagged. (And come back and leave a link to your quiz responses in … Continue reading

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Hard Labour starts to pay off

There are times when maintaining a blog is a drag, a necessary evil for a fiction writer who would frankly rather spend her precious time writing fiction. Times when I struggle to find something interesting to blog about. Other times … Continue reading

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On being a writer and mother

‘I felt guilty but I still put my art and my life in front of my family.’ So says artist John Wolseley of his decision to leave England and his two small sons to move to Australia to paint (GoodWeekend, … Continue reading

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Review: In Her Blood

‘Everyone is hooked on something,’ says the back cover blurb of Annie Hauxwell’s debut novel In Her Blood. I quickly became hooked on this novel. That said, I don’t believe the back cover blurb does it justice. Hauxwell herself offers … Continue reading

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