2018 was immense! For someone who prefers to be a hermit and hide away at home this year has pushed me miles outside my comfort zone! I've home schooled my children through grades 4 and 6, and started sporadic lessons a lot earlier than planned for my 4 year old who is insistent that she … Continue reading 2018: What a Year!
My favourite books of 2018
Some of my favourite books that I purchased this year...I don't think I've managed to post even one book review this year, though I've read so many fantastic books. So here's a list of my favourites. (Note: this is not necessarily a list of books published this year, but rather a list of my favourites … Continue reading My favourite books of 2018
The Tamar Valley Writers Festival
This is the follow up post from my post a month ago about Schools Day at the Tamar Valley Writers Festival. I have so much to write about this weekend, I almost don't know where to start! I attended seven sessions: Learning to Fly: Emerging Authors Garments of Time: the many Guises of History Numbers … Continue reading The Tamar Valley Writers Festival
Tamar Valley Writers Festival 2018 -Schools Program
Welcome to my very belated post about the Tamar Valley Writers Festival! After a busy start to September with the opening of The People's Library, and my reading from 'What the Tides Bring', followed a week later by the writers festival, I fell ill and spent the last two weeks of the month fighting off … Continue reading Tamar Valley Writers Festival 2018 -Schools Program
In the news!
September is over all ready, and so is The People's Library, which closed it's doors yesterday after a packed month of readings and performances and digesting 113 books by Tasmanian authors. I spent the last two weeks of the month feeling ill and sorry for myself, and almost a week of that unable to talk … Continue reading In the news!
The People's Library is a collection of 113 works of writing gathered together by A Published Event, otherwise known as Justy Phillips and Margaret Woodward. The covers of each of the books come from Werner's Nomenclature of Colours, and each colour was assigned according to each books submission date. That could've meant any possible colour … Continue reading Cover Reveal
'Undoing Life's Choices' is my first published sci-fi story, published in Chronos: An Anthology of Time Drabbles, available now through Amazon. Chronos is an anthology of drabbles (a story told in exactly one-hundred words) themed around time. Seventy-five talented authors from around the world come together to present ninety-eight stories of time, time travel, time … Continue reading Publication!
Exciting news! If you are in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, on the 8 September (next Saturday!) You could come along to the Salamanca Arts Centre and hear a snippet from my novella 'What the Tide Brings', alongside a wonderful tale from Isabel Shapcott's collection of re-woven fairytales, and one of Pearl Maya's short stories, many … Continue reading An Event!
I’ve been busy…
I have two lots of exciting news to share this week. First, I had a 100 word story ‘Undoing Life’s Choices’ accepted for publication in ‘Chronos: An Anthology of Time Drabbles’, which is already available for pre-order here, and will be published on 10 September 2018. I’m especially excited for this because two wonderful writers … Continue reading I’ve been busy…
Hello! And Welcome to the website of Heather Ewings. I'm a Tasmanian author of mostly speculative fiction, a chocoholic, a bookworm and a would-be hermit! My blog posts tend to be sporadic, coming in clumps and then none for months. If it's been a while since I've posted, I'm most likely working on something, … Continue reading Welcome