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Bel Canto by Ann Patchett book club

Well, I'm glad I read this one. It was described to me as a literary novel with an actual story and it did not disappoint as far as I was concerned. I finished Bel … Read more ...

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Reading

Sydney Writers' Festival Live & Local

Taking this show on the road…

With a headline like that, I SO want to follow up with a post about how I'm embarking on a worldwide book tour for The Mapmaker Chronicles... but that would be beyond the … Read more ...

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Writing

ASK THE WRITER: How to build your author platform

Ask The Writer: How To Build Your Author Platform

As part of my Ask The Writer series, I put a callout on Facebook for questions about building your author platform. I answer all of these (and more! Much more!) in my new … Read more ...

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Inspiration, motivation, information: Pick my brains

Looking for inspiration, motivation, and information? I'm reopening my Skype coaching sessions for bookings. If you'd like to pick my brains about writing and … Read more ...

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