Sara has just released the second in her trilogy of historical Jewish romances. Arnold, the male lead in this story, is Sara’s favourite character. Join us as we discuss what happens when you fall in love with someone on the page, research on Georgian England and a few intricacies of the Jewish faith. Continue reading Sara Adrien on Falling in Love With Your Characters
Patti’s latest memoir, True Friends, explores the joys and pitfalls of friendship through the lens of her own experience. Join us as we chat about friends, writing and the sometimes-fraught relationship between the two. Continue reading Patti Miller on True Friends
Tanwa is a picture book about a five-year-old girl living with sickle cell. Raolee is uniquely placed to write this book as she is a sickle cell gladiator and an educator – she has a doctorate degree in educational leadership and management as well as 20 years in the classroom. With a passion for helping others affected by this disease, Rao is open about her own struggles with it. Continue reading Raolee on Writing About Sickle Cell
Sara’s first novel is out now, the first in a trilogy of Jewish romances set in Georgian England. A law professor with several textbooks published under another name, Sara is not one to shy away from a challenge. Although she lives in a different era to her characters, many of the challenges faced by them reflect her own experience. They want to infiltrate the ton (high society in Georgian times), and they want to marry for love while maintaining their cultural heritage. Read on to hear about Sara’s motivation for writing and her key messages. Continue reading Sara Adrien on Her Debut Historical Jewish Romance
Writers Victoria just held its fourth flash fiction competition. This year, the theme was ‘Glimmer’. For the 30 days of April, they posted a single-word prompt and entrants wrote up to 30 words in response.
Here are my first 10 stories. And lucky me scored a win on day one. Continue reading Writers Victoria Flash Fiction 2022 – Part One
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
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