Tag: imagination

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: 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…

Something to Say: Deborah Sheldon

Today we’re speaking with the Melbourne writer Deborah Sheldon. Some of Deborah’s latest releases, through several publishing houses, include the noir-horror novel Contrition, the dark literary collection 300 Degree Days and Other Stories, the bio-horror novella Thylacines, the dark fantasy and horror collection Perfect…

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…

Last Word of the Week: Julian Barr

Today I’m pleased to introduce you to Julian Barr, whose debut novel The Way Home has just been released by the awesome Odyssey Books. At one stage, I taught the subject Backgrounds to English Literature at the University of Melbourne, so both the Iliad…

Something to Say: Pernille Hughes

Something to Say is pleased to welcome Pernille Hughes, whose debut novel has just been released. So exciting. Brand spanking new book! Photo by I. Hughes STS: Welcome, Pernille. This must be a thrilling time for you! Tell us something about your project. My…

Last Word of the Week: Shelley Nolan

Today we welcome Shelley Nolan to Last Word of the Week. Shelley joined the authors at Odyssey Books in 2017. Her next novel will be published later this year. LWOTW: Welcome, Shelley! Tell us, when did you write your first story? Shelley: I’m sure…