A Novel’s Inspiration

This: Just over three years ago this scene, in the middle of a paddock, in the middle of the bush, miles from anywhere, triggered an image that has developed a novel-length story. Tentatively entitled 'On Demon's Shores', my first view of the story was a woman, crying over a grave very similar to this. She'd been … Continue reading A Novel’s Inspiration

#aww2016 Book Review – The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf by Ambelin Kwaymullina

  This is my first book review for the Australian Women Writers Challenge 2016. I recently discovered The Tribe series by Ambelin Kwaymullina, starting with The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf. What a brilliant story! It reminded me of Isobelle Carmody's Obernewtyn (another favourite of mine). Set in a post-apocalyptic world a young girl with special powers has to … Continue reading #aww2016 Book Review – The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf by Ambelin Kwaymullina

#aww2016 Australian Women Writers Challenge 2016

I’m signing up for this again. (I first attempted the Australian Women Writers Challenge in 2014)  My aim is to read and review 6 books by Australian women writers, with at least half of those books by Australian Indigenous women. My first book, which I’ll post the review for in a week or so, is … Continue reading #aww2016 Australian Women Writers Challenge 2016