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#154 Grand Narratives & Epic Adventures: The Real Meaning of Romance, with Elizabeth Ellen Carter

Welcome to the world of pirates, love, blackmail, ill-gotten gains, treason and trickery. And that’s on a good day. Elizabeth Ellen Carter is an award-winning historical romance author who pens richly detailed historical romantic adventures. Carter is known for her meticulous research. My husband jokes that it’s five minutes of writing and twenty five minutes worth…

#141 A Room Of Her Own, with Darry Fraser

Darry Fraser is the bestselling author of Daughter of the Murray, Where the Murray River Runs, and The Widow of Ballarat. We first met Darry on the podcast, here, where we talked about the research and writing of The Daughter of the Murray, and here, last Christmas, as part of our Summer Reading Series. This week we…

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#125 When Australian Romance Authors Take on the World, with Alli Sinclair

Australian romance authors are taking on the world with their novels. Hot on the heels of Natasha Lester’s success with The Paris Seamstress, Alli Sinclair’s latest novel, Burning Fields, will be available worldwide in November. Burning Fields is an historical novel set in my part of the world, Far North Queensland, and is touted as an…

#99 Summer Reading & Writing Series, with Darry Fraser

Happy summer reading, everyone. Meet Darry Fraser, author of historical and contemporary fiction. You can find out more about Darry and her novels, Daughter of the Murray and Where the Murray River Runs, here. I asked my Summer Reading Series guests four questions in an attempt to peek behind the scenes of the life of…

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Research Matters: Tools for Writing Historical Fiction, with Tea Cooper

A conversation with Australian author, Tea Cooper, where we discuss all things research, from the wonders of Trove to the delights of local folk museums spawning treasures that bring added life to our stories. You can find out more about Tea and her novels here. Share this: