Women’s fiction author, Lisa Darcy, has just released her ninth novel, Should You Keep a Secret? The book poses a moral dilemma about whether or not to tell a friend something shocking about her husband. It also dives into the lives of three friends, three women facing different issues. Its emotional range will take you from laughter to tears. Continue reading Lisa Darcy Asks Should You Keep a Secret?
In a world of war, pandemic, floods, fire and earthquake, it’s hard to stay positive. Anything else feels trite, but we have to keep putting one step in front of the other. So as the Winding Narrative reached its fourth anniversary last month, it’s time to review progress. Continue reading The Winding Narrative Turns Four
The shocking news hit Grandview Road on a cold spring morning.
Cherry at number four spread the word. ‘They’re taking Rose out.’
‘No!’ Her neighbour Myrtle flounced her scandalous pink cloak. ‘Why? Continue reading Short Fiction: The Hit
Bob is a Belgian/Flemish author with over 40 books published in various languages, including French, German, Spanish, Swedish, Slovenian, Italian, Polish, (Brazilian) Portuguese, Russian, and – fortunately for us – English. Continue reading Bob Van Laerhoven on Alejandro’s Lie
I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you a wonderful Christmas and New Year! It’s been another year of challenges so we all deserve a glass of champagne. Continue reading Happy Holidays 2021
In this year’s Christmas list, I’m sharing 15 incredible books from the authors I’ve interviewed throughout the year representing diverse talent from around the globe – Romania, Portugal, Australia, Dubai, Moldova, UK, NZ and USA. From poetry to thrillers, from romcoms to memoir, there’s something here for even the most difficult person to buy for! There’s even an adorable adventure for children. Continue reading Christmas Book List 2021
Alexandra has traveled the world as a diplomatic spouse. Now, after 6 years away from home, she’s returned to Romania. In our last interview, we discussed her expat life and her memoir Just a Diplomatic Spouse. This time, we’re sharing her experiences on her return to Romania and her children’s book, Boni Goes Around the World. Continue reading Alexandra Paucescu Goes Around the World
Christina’s new release, A Practice of Loss: Memoir of an Abandoning Mother, describes the death of her marriage and the abduction of her children by their father, who took them to live in the US. She describes the lengthy process of writing this story as a healing journey. Continue reading Christina Houen on the Healing Power of Writing
With a PhD in philosophy, Maura’s diverse career sees her currently as a playwright and author. She grew up in the Bronx, USA, but now resides in Canberra, Australia. Join us on this rollercoaster ride that includes falling in love with a shearer, working in real estate and creating her play-turned-book-turned-film Fragments, which shines a timely spotlight on mental health. Continue reading Maura Pierlot on Writing about Mental Health
I am thrilled to have one of my short stories, ‘The Cellist Stalker’ featured in Fenechty Publishing’s Anthology of Short Stories: Autumn 2021. If you’d like to read the anthology, all profits from the paperback version go to Water Aid. All eBook versions are free. Links in the blog. Continue reading About The Cellist Stalker