August 25, 2014 at 1:01 pm

Today my guest blogger is Rosanne Hawke. Rosanne is the author of over twenty books, among them Shahana, The Messenger Bird, the winner of the 2013 Cornish Holyer an Gof award for YA literature, and Taj and the Great Camel Trek. Rosanne is also the winner of the 2012 Adelaide Festival Children’s Literature Award for Taj and the Great Camel Trek. Her other books include Marrying Ameera and Soraya the Storyteller, which was shortlisted in multiple Australian awards in 2006. Rosanne was awarded an Asialink Fellowship to write in Pakistan in 2006 and the Carclew Fellowship in 2008. Rosanne was an aid […]

Doubled Up

August 18, 2014 at 12:56 pm

This week my guest blogger is Adele Jones. Adele lives in Queensland, Australia. Her writing is inspired by a passion for family, faith, friends, music and science – and her broad ranging imagination. A strong believer in embracing life’s journey, Adele delights in sharing that adventure with others, be that through the pages of a story or engaging in a social or professional context. Through her broad personal and professional interests, she has welcomed diverse engagement opportunities, including science based student experience sessions, conference presentations, literary readings and musical exploits. With a long standing interest in historical fiction, Adele based […]

Picking up the Pieces

August 11, 2014 at 4:14 pm

Today my guest blogger is award-winning author, Paula Vince. A wife and homeschooling mother of three, she resides in the beautiful Adelaide Hills of South Australia. Her novel, Picking up the Pieces, won the religious fiction section of the 2011 International Book Awards. Her novel, Best Forgotten, was winner of the 2011 CALEB Award in the fiction category and also recognised as the best overall entry for the year, chosen over memoirs, devotionals and general non-fiction. Paula’s books are a skilful blend of drama and romance tied together with elements of mystery and suspense. Find out more at Paula […]

Following the Imagination Trail

August 4, 2014 at 2:12 pm

This week my guest blogger is Jeanette O’Hagan. Jeanette has practiced medicine, studied communication, history and theology and has taught theology. She has had a passion for telling stories and writing them since primary school and loves wondering about people, why they are the way they are, what motivates them, their hopes and dreams. She is currently caring for her children, enjoying post-graduate studies in writing at Swinburne University and writing her Akrad fantasy fiction series ( She is actively involved in a caring Christian community. You can find her on her Facebook page or webistes Jeanette O’Hagan Writes , & . Thanks Lynne, for having […]