Monthly Archives: October 2012

Literary speed dating – and book giveaway – with author Paula Martinac

I feel a certain kinship with Susan Van Dine, a woman who ducks into an antiques shop to escape a downpour and discovers a scrapbook of photos of women from the 1920s. She becomes intrigued, just as I would, and … Continue reading

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Literary speed dating – and book giveaway – with author Joan Opyr

US author Joan Opyr had immediate interest from agents when she sent out the first chapter of her novel Idaho Code. That is, until they found out the main character was a lesbian, and quickly delegated their PAs to explain … Continue reading

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Literary speed dating – and ebook giveaway – with author Hilary Sloin

US author Hilary Sloin’s debut novel Art of Fire was mistakenly awarded the non-fiction prize in the Amherst Book and Plow Competition. Which was indicative that she’d achieved her aim of satirising art, lesbian life and the academic world in … Continue reading

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Home again, home again

Hi folks. It’s very nice to be home again in the rainbow country. Looking out the window across the cane fields to Wollumbin (Mount Warning), hearing the birds singing and the koalas grunting in the night (I kid you not) … Continue reading

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