Am I a sellable author?

My fist glitch.   For almost as long as I’ve known Kath, she has talked about the power of visualising your published novels on the shelves in bookshops. I’ve come across the idea of visualising what you want as part of getting it – my eldest brother’s wife, crazy as a bandicoot, used to urge […] Read more…

Nightclubbing in middle age

A couple of Saturdays ago, I went to a nightclub at 101 Flinders Lane. My friend Anna and I were let in at once by the door dick – who didn’t give me a second glance, though I was older by some years than everyone else in that street, never mind the club. I think he […] Read more…

Introducing team partner Jennifer Scoullar

Pilyara Press – Our Self-Publishing Adventure   It’s time to introduce my partners in this venture.   First up is Jennifer Scoullar, who’d been thinking for some years about self-publishing. After an initial run at it, which resulted in WASP SEASON, she got her first book contract with Penguin, who published her rural romance, BRUMBY’S […] Read more…

Knitting

I went into a knitting shop yesterday to get some yarn. I love these shops, the colours ranged along the walls, yarn wound into balls, yarn twisted into skeins. There was no scent in this shop, which struck me at once. In the old knitting shops, there was always a faint aroma of greasy wool, […] Read more…

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