Email: melinda@tropicalwriting.com.au     Phone Number AU: 0400703836
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“Who am I then? Tell me that first, and then, if I like being that person,
I’ll come up: if not, I’ll stay down here till I’m somebody else.”

(Alice in Alice in Wonderland)

 

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Who am I?

I am the author of The Miner's Wife, a novel about a woman in a mining town in outback Australia and the three men who loved her. My novel started out as a PhD dissertation on the mining industry but I soon discovered I liked making things up far better than sticking to the facts.

I'm currently working on a young adult novel set in the rainforest of Far North Queensland, Australia. The Timber-cutter’s Daughter is a story about a young girl growing up when timber men, side by side with miners, opened up the north to a new kind of future, where against a backdrop of boys’ own adventures, a lone girl’s story clamours to be told.

In my spare time, I'm working on Project Romance: Around Australia in 8 Romance Novels, with the intention of releasing all 8 romances in 2016. So far, I've written three...

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