Meeting T.M. Clark! An Interview with MC D’Alton

Born in Zimbabwe, T.M. Clark completed her primary school years at boarding school in Bulawayo, but on weekends and holidays, her time was spent exploring their family ranch in Nyamandhlovu, normally on the back of her horse. After her father died, the family of 5 women moved to Kokstad, a rural town at the foot of the Drakensberg Mountains in South Africa, where she lived in the boarding school hostel as her home.

She began writing fiction when she moved to the UK while being a stay at home mum to her two sons. Now living on a small island near Brisbane in Queensland, Australia, T.M. Clark combines her passion for storytelling, different cultures and wildlife with her love for the wilder places. Continue reading “Meeting T.M. Clark! An Interview with MC D’Alton”

An Interview with Author Kate Kelsen

Kate Kelsen has received recognition from literary awards and competitions around Australia, including the Cancer Council Literary Awards, Alan Marshall Short Story Award, and Warrambucca Books Spooky But True Competition. At twenty-one years of age Kate published her debut novel The Wilted Rose, a novel inspired by the true story of a Brisbane family’s experience with mental illness during the 1960s. Guests at the book launch included representatives from various community groups associated with the book’s subject matter, including mental health organisations and local historical societies. Continue reading “An Interview with Author Kate Kelsen”

The Things We Leave Unsaid – An Interview with Author Megan Mayfair

by MC D’Alton

Megan is a Melbourne-based writer who likes fiction with a dash of family intrigue, a sprinkling of comedy and a spoonful of romance.

Mum to three kids under seven, she writes around her own chaotic family life, as well as teaching and working in public relations. Generally, all these activities are fueled by copious amounts of coffee and most of her writing takes place in her local coffee shop staffed with extremely supportive baristas. Continue reading “The Things We Leave Unsaid – An Interview with Author Megan Mayfair”

Starting Over – An Interview with Author Susanne Bellamy

By MC D’Alton

Born and raised in Toowoomba, Susanne is an Australian author of contemporary and rural romances set in Australia and exotic locations. She adores travel with her husband, both at home and overseas, and weaves stories around the settings and people she encounters. Her Outback series, Hearts of the Outback was inspired by her time teaching in far north-west Queensland.

Her heroes have to be pretty special to live up to her real life hero. He saved her life then married her. They live on the edge of the Range with their German Shepherd, Freya. In another life, Susanne was a senior English and Drama teacher with a passion for Shakespeare and creative writing, but now her two children have flown the coop, she writes full time. Continue reading “Starting Over – An Interview with Author Susanne Bellamy”

The Ghost Engine – An Interview with Theresa Fuller

by MC D’Alton

Theresa Fuller was born in Singapore to Peranakan parents. She was encouraged in her writing by her teacher, Chia Hearn Chek, a well-known local author. Educated in Singapore and Australia, she worked as an analyst/programmer and later as a high school teacher. Her first short story THE CRICKET SON was published in VOICES OF THE PAST, An Anthology of Stories Passed Down In Australian Families.

Her breakthrough novel is the Steampunk YA THE GHOST ENGINE, published in March 2018. It won a mentorship at the Australasian Horror Writers’ Association. THE GHOST ENGINE combines her love of technology with her enthusiasm for Victorian England.

Theresa currently resides with her family in Sydney, Australia.

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THE SUMMER OF SECRETS – An Interview with Barbara Hannay

By MC D’Alton

With more than twelve million copies sold worldwide, Barbara Hannay’s novels have earned her five RITA nominations from Romance Writers of America and she won a RITA award in 2007.
She is also the recipient of two Romantic Book of the Year awards in Australia.
Barbara lives with her writer husband on a misty hillside on the Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland.

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Whitsunday Dawn – An Interview with Author Annie Seaton

by MC D’Alton

#1 bestselling author in Amazon Romance series.
Winner for Best Established Author of the Year 2017 AUSROM
Finalist in Book of the Year, Long Romance, RWA Ruby awards 2016
Winner for Best Established Author of the Year 2015 AUSROM
Winner for Author of the Year 2014 AUSROM

Annie Seaton lives near the beach on the east coast of Australia, fulfilling her lifelong dream of being an author. After majoring in history at university, her career and further study spanned the education sector with the completion of a Masters Degree in Education. Then working as an academic research librarian, a high school principal and a university tutor, until she took up her full-time writing career.  Continue reading “Whitsunday Dawn – An Interview with Author Annie Seaton”