Tell Us Your Backstory

Tell Us Your Backstory with Mary-Anne O’Connor

September 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Tell Us Your Backstory with Mary-Anne O’Connor When you think about my career think ‘Madonna’, i.e. fluoro socks and stilettoes morph to scarily-coned corsets morph to cowgirl slinging American pie etc. Not that I wore such outfits myself (maybe the socks), more that I’ve [...]

Tell Us Your Backstory with Narrelle M Harris

September 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Tell Us Your Backstory—A Scottish Lilt with Narrelle M Harris Extract from Ravenfall James was pensive on the way home, waiting for further questions that didn’t come. All Gabriel said was, ‘Your accent comes out when you’re stressed or hurt. Did you know?’ ‘I know.’ ‘It’s [...]

Tell Us Your Backstory with Barbara Hannay

September 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Tell Us Your Backstory with Barbara Hannay When people ask me where my ideas come from, I usually say I don’t know. And I don’t. Usually. The ideas just arrive, sometimes when they’re least expected, or so I tell myself. And yet, when I think hard about my latest book The Country [...]

Tell Us Your Backstory with Phillipa Nefri Clark

August 30, 2017 // 4 Comments

    Tell Us Your Backstory with Phillipa Nefri Clark The road to publishing my first book wound past wild oceans and lonely graveyards, over seemingly insurmountable obstacles, then finally to the other side of the planet. A difficult childhood turned into a confusing adolescence when my [...]

Tell Us Your Backstory with Lisa Bigelow

August 23, 2017 // 1 Comment

  Tell Us Your Backstory with Lisa Bigelow My nana was pretty philosophical. She was a member of a generation that saw a lot of change in the world but she had a pretty balanced perspective on life. One of the truisms that she often used was “be careful what you wish for”. That phrase were [...]

Tell Us Your Back Story with J.M. Adele

August 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Tell Us Your Back Story with J.M. Adele Besides making jokes about researching sex scenes, the number one thing people always ask is, what made you start writing? The answer sounds insane. Characters started living in my head. No seriously. I told them to shut up for years before I figured [...]

Tell Us Your Backstory with Janette Paul

August 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

    Tell Us Your Backstory with Janette Paul Fifteen years ago, my husband and I took our two young kids on a camping trip into Central Australia. It involved a lot of driving, pitching tents in the dark, freezing desert nights … and stunning sunsets, glorious scenery, campfires and [...]

TELL US YOUR BACKSTORY with Sophie Green

August 8, 2017 // 3 Comments

  TELL US YOUR BACKSTORY with Sophie Green Sophie Green  is the author of The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club, available in paperback and ebook on 8 August. I have worked in the publishing industry, in way or another, for almost my entire adult life. My first day as a [...]

Tell Us Your Backstory with Lisa Chaplin/Melissa James

August 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Tell Us Your Backstory with Lisa Chaplin/Melissa James I’ve always been a weirdo. I never fit in to one group at school. I was chosen last for sports teams and dance partners. I even had a club of people that hated me – for about a week. As an adult, I’ve embraced the weirdness. When [...]

Tell Us Your Back Story with JA Low

July 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Tell Us Your Back Story with JA Low I’m not sure where my love of writing came from it was just always there, something that I had to do no matter what. Maybe it was growing up as an only child to a single mother in a family of adults that made me create stories to entertain myself or [...]