The Winding Narrative
(Photo by Susan Bradfield Photography)
One of the joys of running this blog is chatting to others about their winding narratives. Everybody has a story to share. I hope you enjoy these interviews with people from authors to lawyers.
Interviews with Authors, Agents and Publishers
Donna Carbone on the evolving nature of friendship and her debut novel.
Sara Adrien on her second series of Jewish Regency romances.
Pauline Yates on science fiction – it isn’t all about spaceships
Elizabeth Shick on The Golden Land and writing about expat life
Caitlin Avery on Life of Cyn and the #MeToo Movement
Here’s a summary of my 2022 author interviews in a Christmas Book List 2022 to assist you in your gift buying this season or year round.
Sara Adrien on The Jewellery Competition and her latest release.
Sarah Hawthorn on The Dilemma, her latest historical fiction release.
Sara Adrien on Falling in Love With Your Characters and her second Historical Jewish Romance, The Pearl of All Brides.
Patti Miller on True Friends
Raolee on Writing About Sickle Cell, and her debut picture book, Tanwa.
Sara Adrien on Her Debut Historical Jewish Romance, Margins of Love.
Author Lisa Darcy Asks Should You Keep a Secret?
Bob Van Laerhoven on Alejandro’s Lie, his novel with a literary warning against autocracies.
Here’s a summary of my 2021 author interviews in a Christmas Book List 2021 to assist you in your gift buying this season or year round.
Alexandra Paucescu about repatriation and her children’s book Boni Goes Around the World.
Christina Houen on the Healing Power of Writing and her memoir A Practice of Loss.
Maura Pierlot on Writing about Mental Health and her new release, Fragments.
Annabel Kantaria on The House of Whispers, her fifth domestic noir novel.
Marcie Maxfield on Identity and the Expat Spouse and her fabulous debut, Em’s Awful Good Fortune.
Nore Hoogstad on Contemporary Historical Fiction and her debut novel, Gunfire Lullabies.
Enni Amanda on Sex, Religion and Politics in Hidden Gem, her latest release.
Inna Rothmann on Poetry, Expat Life and Quantum Physics and her poetry collection, Multiversed.
Lisa Darcy on Giving a Book a Makeover about her novel, My Big Greek Holiday.
Sarah Hawthorn on Writing a Thriller and her debut, A Voice in the Night.
Susannah Hardy on the Funny Side of Writing and her debut, Loving Lizzie March.
Lisa Darcy on Writing, Flowers and Inspiration and her latest novel, Lily’s Little Flower Shop.
Artemis Savory on Being a Virtual Assistant.
Enni Amanda on Nest or Invest, her latest novel.
Louise Ross on Documenting the Expatriate and Immigrant Journey, author of Women Who Walk and The Winding Road to Portugal.
Here’s a summary of my 2020 author interviews in a Christmas Book List 2020 to assist you in your gift buying this season or year round.
Alexandra Paucescu, a Diplomatic Spouse on her book Just a Diplomatic Spouse.
Enni Amanda Tuomisalo on Self-Publishing the romantic comedies, A Tiny House on Wheels and Coffee on Waihi Beach.
Karien Van Ditzhuijzen on Expat Life, Writing and Migrant Domestic Workers, and her novel, A Yellow House.
Lisa Beazley, From New York to Singapore, PR to Author about her novel Keep Me Posted.
Michael Cybulski, Literary Agent, New Authors Collective
Amanda Niehaus on the Intersection Between Science and Art and her novel The Breeding Season.
Patti Miller on the Art of Life Writing
Yasmin A. McClinton on Being a Sensitivity Reader
Nicole Webb From Newsreader to Author on her new release, China Blonde.
Cassie Lane on Writing Memoir and her experience writing How to Dress a Dummy.
Kirsten Alexander on Riptides, her latest novel set in Queensland in the 1970s.
Here’s a summary of my 2019 author interviews in a Christmas Book List 2019 to assist you in your gift buying this season or year round.
Kate Murdoch on Managing Multiple Manuscripts. Kate has just released her second historical fiction book, The Orange Grove.
Natalie Muller, Publisher at Black Cockie Press about running a small press.
Eleni Hale – Novelist talks about her first novel, Stone Girl.
Kate Murdoch on Writing Historical Fiction Her first novel is Stone Circle.
How JJ Campbell Reclaimed Her Voice. JJ Campbell wrote the paranormal romance, Reclaimed.
Kirsten Alexander, Novelist and Founder of Storymart. Kirsten wrote Half Moon Lake, historical fiction set in Louisiana, 1910.
Kate Forster, Novelist and Founder of Ladybirds. Kate’s latest book is The Sisters, women’s fiction.
Lisa Eskinazi, From High School Dropout to Author. Lisa wrote Out of the Well: My Battle with School Bullying and Depression.
Gail Cleare, From Ad Executive to Novelist Gail’s latest book is Love & Chocolate.
Interviews With Other Creatives
Photographer Sandra Lording on the Mansfield Farm Project.
Whitney Van Nuis, From Lawyer to Artist. Whitney illustrated my picture books, Sam and Sue Adventure Series.
Karen Quist, From Beauty Therapist to Copywriter/Photographer. Karen is a talented photographer and copy editor.
Susan Bradfield, From Physiotherapist to Photographer. Susan is a bespoke photographer, who specializes in newborn and family portraits.
Interviews about life in Mansfield
Meet Mansfield personalities, some new to the area, others who have been there for decades. Also of interest, see this blog listing local producers in Mansfield: Produced in Mansfield.
Sandra Lording on the Mansfield Farm Project
Trevor McDonald, the Reptile Wrangler
Claire Hoffman on Dealing With Death
Theresa Commadeur on Dealing With Change
Sue Arndt Hare on Community Spirit
Sandra Lording, Mansfield Photographer
Barb Grant’s Tough Transition to Mansfield
Greg Romanes on Tree Change, Foster Care and Mansfield’s Next Gold Rush
Bob Romanes, Teacher A1 Mine Settlement
Kelli Virtanen, Mansfield Mother, Wellness coach, Author
Eve Foster, Mansfield Lawyer
Amelia Turner and the Little Farm in Mansfield
Alice Nixon, From Jillaroo to Mansfield Vet
Jennifer Harrold’s Mansfield Tree Change