Category Archives: Conversation

The category for random blog posts and connecting on issues outside just writing.

Review: Joan Smokes By Angela Meyer

I’m already a fan of Angela Meyer – I think I always will be. She has such a fine eye for life and detail and a sense of emotion that is both luxurious and visceral, and in her novel ‘A … Continue reading

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The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone – Review

  “The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone‘ by Felicity McLean is comparable, as the book jacket says, to ‘Picnic at Hanging Rock‘ but also stands strong in its own right. A highly evocative and masterfully rendered work, it seems art … Continue reading

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Review: A Superior Spectre by Angela Meyer

Wow…… You know that feeling when you’ve read a book that’s so rich, so good, that you just know everything you are going to read for a while now is going to feel like fast food after fine cuisine? That’s … Continue reading

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The CONTRACT between heaven and earth By John W. Howell & Gwen M. Plano

Thank you, Helen, for inviting us to join you today. We are so grateful to be featured on your blog and appreciate your focus on elemental writing. We hope you find our book to be an example of such written … Continue reading

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Exciting News! MY GRL Re-Launch!!!

I’m delighted to spread the word of the re-launch of John Howell’s My GRL – a brilliant, fast paced and totally enjoyable first instalment of a wonderful thriller trilogy. The cover is new and the book edited once again to … Continue reading

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His Revenge – John Howell’s Fabulous Sequel to My GRL is available now!!!!

Announcing His Revenge by John W. Howell is now available in paper and ebook on Amazon. The sequel to My GRL titled His Revenge is available and a new story continues where My GRL left off. His Revenge is available … Continue reading

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Why Getting ‘Traditionally’ Published Is A Bit Like Being on American Idol

Like many writers on WordPress, I’ve recently been navigating the confusing, confounding and strange world of what might be termed ‘traditional’ publishing.  Much of the process seems like a series of increasingly high hurdles and success at one level does … Continue reading

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New Year, New Blog!

Hi everyone Happy New Year! I hope 2015 proves to be fabulous for you all! I have a couple of major writing based new years resolutions this year. The first is to launch – as I am today – my … Continue reading

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Moving time!

Hi Just popping in briefly to say I’m moving home on Monday, and it’s an inter-state move so it is lengthy, complicated, drawn out over a number of days, stressful, etc etc, so I may not be around much at … Continue reading

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Big and Bigger Changes

Hi Reasons to be (not so) Cheerful I haven’t been around much of late, which is only partly my crazy busy job. Because I’m about to leave said crazy, busy job and move inter-state for a bit of a sea … Continue reading

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