Podcast Interview

I was invited to appear on the Finding Elara podcast to talk about my writing, how I came to write, world building, my novels and how I stay mindful. We also talked about my latest romantic suspense novels, Climbing Fear: Book 1 of the CoalCliff Stud series, and Dangerous Echoes: Book 1 of the Echo Springs series, and my paranormal … Read More

Melbourne Writers Festival, Davitt Awards and Ruby Finalist – a big week

This week has been a big one for me in regards to announcements. I’ve already written a post about Moon Bound, Book 2 in the Pack Bound Series, being in the finals of the RUBY Awards – woohoo! There is a full list of RUBY finalists here in Ebony McKenna’s Ruby Read-a-long: http://ebonymckenna.weebly.com/latest-news-from-ebs Or here at Romance.com.au, fast becoming the … Read More

RUBY Finalist

It is with great pleasure that I can finally announce that Moon Bound, Book 2 in the Pack Bound Series, is a finalist in the Romance Writers of Australia’s RUBY Award – the premier award in Australia for published books in the romance genre. I loved writing Bron and River’s story and am so glad that it has struck such … Read More

Release Day – Climbing Fear

I am so excited to announce that my rural romantic suspense, Climbing Fear: Book 1 in the CoalCliff Stud Series, is out today. (Imagine a drum roll, confetti, a marching band, jazz hands and anything exciting you can think of which is what’s going on in my head right now as I write this.) Climbing Fear is the 8th book … Read More

Romance, the Willy Lit Fest & High Tea

I am appearing at the Williamstown Literary Festival on a panel on Sunday 16th June from 3pm at the Croquet Club, with the amazing Ebony McKenna and E.B Tait to discuss what we can learn from the romance genre about ourselves and our culture. It’s going to be a fascinating discussion served up with High Tea and we’d love you … Read More

Another post-loss first – Helen’s Birthday weekend without her

As many know who follow this blog, my best friend of 30 years, Helen Petrou, passed away last year in August, after a brief, final fight with cancer. As anyone knows who has gone through a significant loss, the year following a loved one’s death is full of horrible firsts, firsts that bring their own fresh round of welling sadness … Read More

Dangerous Echoes and GOT

As everyone knows, the final season of GOT is here and everyone is talking about it or trying to avoid the talking about it because they’re yet to watch the latest offering. Exciting, nail biting and trying times all wrapped into one. No need to worry, you won’t find any spoilers here. via GIPHY Alongside everyone else, I have thoroughly … Read More

Letter to my unpublished self

A few weeks ago I wrote a piece for a guest blog piece on Monique Mulligan’s blog. It is part of a feature of guest blogs she’s doing titled, ‘Letter to My Unpublished Self’. I think it’s pretty self-explanatory what it is supposed to be about. I wrote a lovely letter and then had to shorten it up somewhat for … Read More

Guest Blog: S M Spencer and Taking a Chance

Today I have author, S.M Spencer as a guest blogger to answer my ten burning questions and tell us a little about her new release, Taking A Chance. LL: Hi Sandy. Thanks for being a guest on my blog. It’s really exciting to have you here for the first time to celebrate your new release: Taking a Chance. Can you … Read More