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Book Review: The Sunshine Sisters

. The Sunshine Sisters Author: Jane Green Published: 2017 Publisher: Macmillan My Rating: 4/5 It was never easy being one of Ronni Sunshine’s daughters. Publicly, she is the glamorous, successful, dramatic Hollywood actrss. Privately, she is self-absorbed, angry, and a disinterested, narcissistic mother. Now in her sixties, Ronni has been diagnosed with ALS. There is…

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A Day in the Life of a Writer: Tess Woods

Today I have the absolute pleasure of introducing Tess Woods. Tess has fast become one of my favourite Aussie authors. Not only is she approachable, welcoming and great fun, but she writes fantastic books. Last year I read her debut novel, ‘Love at First Flight’, which I loved, and recently her latest book, ‘Beautiful Messy…

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NaNoWriMo 2016 is here

It’s almost here. The month where writers turn into cranky,zombies. Their fingers weary and eyes heavy, from late nights and early mornings tapping away at the keyboard to reach those 1,667 words each day for the month of November, All in order to be crowned a NaNoWriMo winner! What am I talking about? Well, November…

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Writing course update. And a question for you.

  It’s been a month now since I started the 6 month ‘Write you Novel’ course with The Australian Writers’ Centre. I’m workshopping the manuscript I completed back in August 2013 and have been working on editing since. Writing a novel is something I’m sure many people contemplate, after all don’t they say ‘everybody has a book in…

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Writing: The evolution of a writer

(source) This week marks a pretty important week in my writing career: I’ve evolved enough as a writer over the past few years to firstly, to comfortable enough to call myself a ‘writer’ and secondly, to be confident to call my hobby a career. Writing is a funny game. It can be the most raw…