Shy, by Sian Prior

November 20, 2014

“Shy. It’s such a shy word; a timid little word that begs to remain unnoticed. Only three letters long and it begins with...

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For Kids: How to Become Your P...

November 9, 2014

Some of you have already seen these when I posted them on my Facebook page (Louise Allan – Writer if you want to slip over and...

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Letters to the End of Love, by...

November 1, 2014

I was prompted to read this exquisite debut novel after it won the WA Premier’s Emerging Writers Award. I was further...

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The Final Countdown

October 30, 2014

Hopefully, I’m on the downhill run with this novel. I’ve finished the latest draft, draft #12 at least (but who’s...

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When the Night Comes, by Favel...

October 13, 2014

‘When the Night Comes’ is Favel Parrett’s second novel, following the success of ‘Past the Shallows’,...

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Rejection

October 5, 2014

It’s a long time since I’ve been rejected for anything—a boyfriend, a job—mainly because I haven’t put myself in...

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Blog Post #100 and What I̵...

September 23, 2014

I’ve just realised this is my 100th post:     One hundred posts in just under eighteen months—that’s an average...

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The Ark, by Annabel Smith

September 22, 2014

  I’ve just finished Annabel Smith’s third novel, ‘The Ark’. I loved her second novel, ‘Whisky...

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Why I Chose to Be Motherless—P...

September 15, 2014

This is the final instalment in this series. The first post, which is about my childhood, can be found here. You can click the...

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Why I Chose to be Motherless &...

September 8, 2014

If you’ve landed here, you might want to read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 first.   In Western Australia My mother...

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Why I Chose to be Motherless &...

September 8, 2014

Here’s the rest of the story. Because it’s long, I’ve split it into two parts, both of which I’m posting...

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Why I Chose to be Motherless &...

September 1, 2014

This is the third post in this series. (Click here for Part 1 or Part 2.)   Thank You Thank you, once again, to everyone who has...

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