Books Spark Joy with Louise Allan

Books Spark Joy with Louise Allan

This week’s guest on Books Spark Joy  is West Australian author Louise Allan. Louise’s debut novel The Sisters’ Song was released in 2018. Louise grew up in Tasmania where she studied Medicine and went on to become a GP, before moving across the...
Out Of The Ashes

Out Of The Ashes

The Christmas-New Year Fires have been a devastating experience for so many people in NSW and Victoria. It’s been a time of reckoning as we come face to face with the effects of the long-running drought and the impact of climate change. Having had a life-long...
Books Spark Joy with Lily Malone

Books Spark Joy with Lily Malone

It’s been a while since the last Books Spark Joy post but this week I’m so happy to welcome Lily Malone to the blog. Lily is the author of six full length rural romance stories and a novella all published by Harlequin Escape. Her debut trade paperback, The...
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...
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...