June 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

FINDING MY VOICE Laura Morelli I found my voice by accident. Let me explain. Even though I had dreamt of writing a novel for as long as I can remember, a love of history and the visual arts led me to pursue a career in academia. After all, art history is the most fascinating topic in the world! As [...]

Valentine’s Day #OzRomance showcase: Eva Scott

February 11, 2014 // 1 Comment

Welcome, Eva Scott! Describe yourself in one word: Determined. What is your background with regard to writing? I worked as a free-lance writer for an outdoor magazine for a while and wrote public reports for the health industry.  All of it boringly like school assignments.  Then, when I fell [...]

SPOTLIGHT ON… Italy: Author interview: Annie Seaton

August 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

  1.         Describe yourself in one word: Determined. 2.         The best thing about being a wordsmith: Being able to create characters and have things happen to them! 3.         You wish you wrote: More words every day 4.         If you weren’t [...]

SPOTLIGHT ON… Italy, part 3 (Share Your Photos!)

August 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

I’m trying something a little different on today’s blog, so bear with me 🙂 Inspired by this quote from Fanny Burney: “Traveling is the ruin of all happiness! There’s no looking at a building after seeing Italy.” I’d love to see your best/favourite Italian [...]

SPOTLIGHT ON… Italy, part 2 (Famous Quotes)

August 27, 2013 // 1 Comment

They say a picture speaks a thousand words and never is this more true than in Italy. The majestic city of Rome in particular presented me with this very real difficulty—how to possibly find the words to describe a landscape so richly historic yet absolutely relevant and modern to today’s [...]


August 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

Close your eyes for a moment and think about Italy… what are your thoughts? Coffee, a steaming hot bowl of pasta, sharp tasting cheese, velvety tiramisu…. or maybe (unlike me you’re not hungry!) and you thought of the history of Italy and how as a country their history has [...]

Find me this week at the Aussie Travel Network…

July 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

…talking about all things Paris! After backpacking through Italy, Switzerland & France with our three kids (under 8yrs) there are plenty of stories to share!! & click on my name at the top of the screen to read my other [...]