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 a treasured friend. We got together last week whilst I… Read More 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 in the Bio at the beginning. Forgive me being ‘centre… Read More 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 your mind. Does the story live up to its promise?… Read More 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 from family needs, a paid job or other various non-essential… Read More 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! Now to the writing side of things…. 🙂 Q. Did… Read More Author interview part 2 – Karen Brooks … all about writing
I’m thrilled to have as my guest today, the gracious, beautiful and talented Karen Brooks, author of many books including the series, The Curse of the Bond Riders, academic and social commentator. Her new book in the series, Votive is just released in Australia through Random House. Huge congratulations, Karen! 🙂 I was lucky to get hold of a… Read More Author interview part 1: Karen Brooks – celebrating the release of ‘Votive’