Tag: fantasy

On my wish list: Writing Speculative Fiction

Writing Speculative Fiction by Eugen Bacon

A book I covet has just been published. Author Eugen Bacon is here to tell me all about it. Welcome to Something to Say, Eugen! Can you tell me about your book, published this month by MacMillan? Eugen: Writing Speculative Fiction: Creative and Critical…

Last Word of the Week: Deborah Sheldon

Deborah Sheldon leans to the darker side. Although she too is a Melbourne-based author and a member of Writers Victoria, I met Deborah for the first time last year when she had Something to Say. Deborah’s novel Contrition was published late last year, and her…

Newsletter coming soon!

Fabulous news! In 2019, I’ll be starting my very own newsletter – a monthly digest of interviews, book reviews, event notices and flash fiction. Stay tuned for more information! I’ll be looking for contributors too. If you have some short-short fiction that would like…

Last Word of the Week: Deryn Pittar

This week I am very happy to be speaking with prolific New Zealand author Deryn Pittar, whose novels range across several genres, but always includes interesting characters and arresting situations. Deryn is also a published poet, and her felicity with words is eveident in…

Last Word of the Week: Rachel Nightingale

Today we are speaking with Rachel Nightingale, and we’re all very excited about the release of Columbine’s Tale, the second book in Rachel’s delightful and mysterious – not to say addictive – travelling players series. Last Word of the Week: Greetings, Rachel. Tell us,…

Last Word of the Week: Elizabeth Foster

This week we are speaking with Australian author Elizabeth Foster, whose middle-grade-approaching-YA novel Esme’s Wish I wrote a review about earlier this year. Last Word of the Week: Greetings, Elizabeth! Tell us, when did you write your first story? Elizabeth: When I was young,…

Last Word of the Week: Felicity Banks

This week we are being totally charmed by the gorgeous Felicity Banks, the Australian author who channels the Antipodean Queen (how cool is that?) among other things. Felicity is also published by the impressive Odyssey Books. Last Word of the Week: Welcome, Felicity. Can…

Last Word of the Week: Kathryn Gossow

This week, I’m chatting with the intriguing Kathryn Gossow, whose YA novel Cassandra (published by the magical Odyssey Books) explores questions of future, knowledge, love, and fanily duties. Last Word of the Week: Hi Kathryn! Tell us, when did you write your first story?…

Last Word of the Week: Patricia Leslie

This week, I’m very excited to speak with Patricia Leslie, who writes urban fantasy that blurs the edges of reality with a dashing mix of action and history. You might know her books Keeper of the Way, The Ouroboros Key, and A Single Light….

Last Word of the Week: K J Taylor

This week we are pleased and just a little bit excited to meet the author K J (aka Katie) Taylor. You can find out more about Katie’s fantastic (in every sense of the word) books here. Last Word of the Week: Welcome Katie! Tell…