What a great pleasure it is to post this interview. Karen R. Brooks is the author of nine books and is currently working on her tenth. She's a columnist, journalist (with a column in Queensland's Courier Mail), an academic and a social commentator. She's also … Continue reading Another conversation with Karen Brooks – author extraordinaire
As you know, gentle readers, I interview people on my blog, usually authors and usually people I care about, and whose books I love. This time, I thought I'd swap places on the couch. I also got to share some things nobody knows about me … Continue reading Being on the other side of the author interview
I bet you've all been there ... up to your ears in another edit as you finish your final rewrite. Your manuscript printed out because you thought it finished. You've completed the synopsis, the envelope to a publisher is ready but doubt still dribbles around … Continue reading The promise of a story … is it really there?
It's what many writers' dream about - a quiet, comfortable, inspiring place to write. You might already have that in your usual writing 'bolt-hole' at home, and let's face it, anywhere is a good place to write - it's the lack of willpower (and interruptions … Continue reading A writing retreat is as good as a holiday!
PART 2 of my conversation with author, Karen Brooks, celebrating the release of her new book, Votive. Here’s where I question Karen about some insights and hints about writing. (I know this will interest many of my writerly friends, for a start!) Welcome back, Karen! … Continue reading Author interview part 2 – Karen Brooks … all about writing