I was delighted to be interviewed on the Historical Novel Society Australasia blog. I can’t wait until the HNSA 2017 Conference on 8-10 September. Read about a few of my favourite things here.
Double delight this month! I have the pleasure of interviewing a writing duo with a spark of serendipity between them given they both share the same first and second name as well as a passion for medieval historical fiction. Catherine A Wilson and Catherine T Wilson are the authors of the Lions and Lilies series. You might like to watch… read more
My guest today is Mary Anne Yarde, the Award Winning author of the International Best Selling Series — The Du Lac Chronicles. Set a generation after the fall of King Arthur, The Du Lac Chronicles takes you on a journey through Dark Age Briton and Brittany, where you will meet new friends and terrifying foes. Born in Bath, England, Mary… read more
I have the pleasure of interviewing fellow Australian, Lauren Chater, today. I’ve known Lauren for some time and am very proud of her success with her debut novel, The Lace Weavers. Lauren writes fiction with a particular focus on women’s stories. After working for many years in a variety of media roles, she turned her passion for reading and research… read more
Let’s welcome Imogen Clark who writes fiction set in the 1970s and 80s about the secrets that hide at the heart of the families she creates. Her first book Postcards From a Stranger was independently published last summer. However, it was quickly spotted by Lake Union and she was then offered a three book publishing deal. Postcards From a Stranger… read more
My guest today is David Johnson who has developed a reputation as a writer of “books with heart.” His novels feature strong, unforgettable characters from humble backgrounds who have to grapple with the unexpected turns of everyday life. He is the author of the riveting “Tucker” series, one of the best-selling series on Amazon. The series has collected over 5,000… read more
My lovely guest today is Camille Di Maio is the bestselling author of The Memory of Us, Before the Rain Falls, and The Way of Beauty, and she is part of the Romance Writers of America Honor Roll. She has been married for twenty years and has four children. She’s lived in four states, and held careers in political campaigning… read more
I love research! I was delighted that Mary Anne Yarde asked me to tell the story of how I reached across the internet to various historians for assistance – it ended in my characters voicing an audio-visual exhibition in a museum outside Rome where my saga was set! Read ‘Research and reaching across the ether’ here.
My guest today is Carol M. Cram. She is the author of three works of historical literary fiction. Her first novel, The Towers of Tuscany (Lake Union Publishing, 2014) and her second novel, A Woman of Note (Lake Union Publishing, 2015) were both designated Editors’ Choice by the Historical Novel Society in the UK, and both won First in Category… read more
Absolutely delighted that Call to Juno has won a first place in the Ancient Fiction category in the Chanticleer Reviews Chaucer Award. Lovely that an Aussie can gain a prize over in America.
My guest today is a fellow Antipodean from across ‘The Ditch’ (ie the Tasman Sea between Australia and New Zealand.) It’s wonderful to see how Soraya M. Lane has succeeded in reaching an international audience as the author of historical and contemporary women’s fiction. Her novel Wives of War was an Amazon #1 bestseller. Soraya graduated with a law degree… read more