Recipes

Oh dear!!!

Oh dear, I’ve neglected my blog!!!! I’ve been super busy and will have some exciting news to share soon!!!!! With the chilly weather here in Melbourne, what could be better than a slice of banana bread? Yum! Check out this amazing recipe that only uses THREE ingredients, yes only three!!! http://www.slowcookercentral.com/recipe/choc-chip-banana-cake/ Okay, I lied, there… Read More Oh dear!!!

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My new BFF

As a member of the romance writing community, I’m surrounded by amazing writers who are so talented and giving in their knowledge and friendship. And without the support of my family, I’d struggle to write. So who is this new best friend of mine? Why, it’s my slow cooker (crock pot) 🙂 I’ve heard how… Read More My new BFF

Movies

Fifty Shades of Grey

  Last night I went to see Fifty Shades of Grey. Here is my take on it, from a romance writer’s point of view. Over the past couple of weeks, there’s been heaps of discussion around this movie which I think is healthy. It’s always interesting to read people’s comments however, I personally think you… Read More Fifty Shades of Grey

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I’m back

I’ve been away from my blog and my writing but I’m happy to say I’m back. Why? Good question! I was lucky to travel overseas and before I had time to recover from my jet-lag I was in Sydney for the annual Romance Writers’ of Australia conference. These two events have inspired my creative side… Read More I’m back

Recipes

One bowl Apple Cake

It’s a cold, rainy day today in Melbourne. This morning we cheered the boys on at their soccer and footy games whilst this afternoon we’ve played board games, a perfect day to be inside. For afternoon tea, we made the one bowl apple cake – see Recipes for the recipe. The boys couldn’t wait for the… Read More One bowl Apple Cake

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Had to share!

One of the upsides of being a romance writer is being part of the writing sisterhood. Over the years, I have been so lucky to receive amazing advice, support, words of wisdom and critiques. Thank you to my gorgeous crit partners and writing friends who have helped me with my writing so far. And a massive… Read More Had to share!

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Happy Passover/Easter

Source and Source It’s that time of year when we’re all indulging in wonderful foods. What’s not to like about chocolate, coloured eggs and cakes? Yum! Whether you celebrate Passover, Easter or Orthodox/Greek Easter, I wish you a wonderful festival. And if you’re non-religious, then I wish you a happy break (and eating too!) So, do… Read More Happy Passover/Easter

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My Writing Process

Thank you to Rachael Thomas for inviting me to join The Blog Tour. Her debut book, A Deal Before the Altar, will be available later this year. More information can be found on her website: www.rachaelthomas.co.uk I had the pleasure of meeting Rachael via the Romance Writers of Australia (RWA) Critique Partner scheme, which I now manage… Read More My Writing Process

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Bursting with excitement

I recently submitted two entries to North Texas Romance Writers of America Great Expectations competition and was delighted to be advised I was a  finalist with Violet’s story. My entry will now be assessed by an editor with a major publishing company and I am thrilled. What an opportunity!! The feedback I received on both… Read More Bursting with excitement