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Books Spark Joy with Jodi Gibson

Books Spark Joy with Jodi Gibson

This week's  guest on Books Spark Joy is Jodi Gibson. Jodi is an Australian author of both contemporary drama and light-hearted rom-com. She lives with her family on a mini-farm in regional Victoria where she spends her time running the family business, writing,...

Books Spark Joy with Rachael Johns

Books Spark Joy with Rachael Johns

Today on Books Spark Joy we have a guest who really needs no introduction, but here it is anyway... Rachael Johns is an English teacher by trade, a mum 24/7, a chronic arachnophobic, and a writer the rest of the time. She rarely sleeps and never irons. A lover of...

Books Spark Joy with Jenn J. Mcleod

Books Spark Joy with Jenn J. Mcleod

Today on Books Spark Joy my guest is Australian fiction author Jenn J Mcleod. Jenn and I have been on this crazy writing journey for around the same length of time and our career paths have been eerily similar. Published with Simon & Schuster and the UK’s Head of...

Books Spark Joy with Lisa Ireland

Books Spark Joy with Lisa Ireland

This week's guest on Books Spark Joy is Lisa Ireland. Lisa is a full-time writer of contemporary women’s fiction, who loves to share her knowledge of writing craft with aspiring authors. In 2014 Lisa was a finalist in the Australian Romance Readers Awards in the...

Books Spark Joy with Sasha Wasley

Books Spark Joy with Sasha Wasley

One book that sparks joy for me is Alice in Wonderland. When I pick it up, it generates memories of an old Disney animated film, a 45rpm vinyl soundtrack, Book Week costumes …

Launch Day Musings

Launch Day Musings

It’s 10.34 am on launch day. I’m home alone. The clothes dryer is humming at the end of the hall. Magpies warble in the paddocks. The scent of fried bacon lingers, leftover from the celebration breakfast I whipped up for myself this morning. I’m peering through window...