Someone Like You – An Interview with Author Karly Lane

by MC D’Alton

Karly Lane lives with her husband and four children in a small town on the mid north coast of NSW. She writes whenever she can fit it in around her new business venture, a tack and apparel store, and children. Karly is the author of North Star, If Wishes were Horses and Someone Like You. Continue reading “Someone Like You – An Interview with Author Karly Lane”

Interview with Author Michelle Somers

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Michelle Somers is a bookworm from way back. An ex-Kiwi who now calls Australia home, she’s a professional killer and matchmaker, a storyteller and a romantic. Words are her power and her passion. Her heroes and heroines always get their happy ever after, but she’ll put them through one hell of a journey to get there. Continue reading “Interview with Author Michelle Somers”

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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