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Isolation Publicity with Jenna Guillaume – author and freelance journalist.

Due to recent events, many Australian authors have had to cancel book launches and festival appearances. For some, this means new novels, series continuations and debut novels are heading into this scary, strange world without much publicity or attention. The good news is, you can still buy books – online or get your local bookstore… Continue reading Isolation Publicity with Jenna Guillaume – author and freelance journalist.

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Isolation Publicity: Suzanne Leal Blog Tour, Author of The Deceptions

Due to recent events, many Australian authors have had to cancel book launches and festival appearances. For some, this means new novels, series continuations and debut novels are heading into this scary, strange world without much publicity or attention. The good news is, you can still buy books – online or get your local bookstore… Continue reading Isolation Publicity: Suzanne Leal Blog Tour, Author of The Deceptions

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Interview with Joy Rhoades – The Burnt Country

Hi, Joy and welcome to my blog, The Book Muse. First of all, I loved The Burnt Country, and would like to go back and read The Woolgrower's Companion, to see what happened before 1948.   In The Burnt Country, Kate is determined to keep running her farm. Where did you get your inspiration for… Continue reading Interview with Joy Rhoades – The Burnt Country

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Interview Tanya Bretherton The Suicide Bride

Welcome to The Book Muse Tanya, it's a pleasure to have you here. Thank you very much for having me. You've written two true crime books about Australian crime - what drew you to this genre, and these cases? As a reader, I am a big fan of crime stories, particularly those that seek to… Continue reading Interview Tanya Bretherton The Suicide Bride

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Australian Women Writer’s Challenge Check in Four – forty-five to sixty.

My fourth check in, and most current one as of the 12th of August, 2018, takes me to sixty books for the year, and in July I managed to read an entire Kate Forsyth series, as well as historical fiction, an #OwnVoices book, female focussed books, and one with  fascinating link to ancient history that… Continue reading Australian Women Writer’s Challenge Check in Four – forty-five to sixty.

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Blog Tour Part #2: Interview with Kayte Nunn, author of The Botanist’s Daughter – 12th August 2018

Hi Kayte, and welcome to The Book Muse. First, thank you for taking the time to answer my questions about your latest book, The Botanist's Daughter, which I reviewed here on the 4th of August for the blog tour. I hope you can answer the following questions in as much depth as you would like… Continue reading Blog Tour Part #2: Interview with Kayte Nunn, author of The Botanist’s Daughter – 12th August 2018

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Interview with Anthony Hill – 2nd July 2018

Hi Anthony, and welcome to The Book Muse.   First, I really enjoy your historical fiction books, and have read a few. What is it about historical books and historical fiction that interests you? From childhood I have always been fond of history and stories from the past. As a journalist for some 40 years… Continue reading Interview with Anthony Hill – 2nd July 2018

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Interview: J.D. Barrett on The Upside of Over

Hi J.D., and welcome to my blog, The Book Muse.    Congratulations on publishing your third book, The Upside of Over. I read The Song Of Us as well last year as part of the Australian Women Writer's Challenge, and I thoroughly enjoyed both.  Thank you so much, Ashleigh! Of all the books you have… Continue reading Interview: J.D. Barrett on The Upside of Over

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Interview with Zanzibar 7 Schwarzenneger, Author of Veneri Verbum

NB Question 6 is intentionally written as it is, taking inspiration from a chapter in the book. Zanzibar, welcome to the Book Muse, and thank you for taking time to dive down into this quaint little rabbit hole of mine, riddled with plot holes of course, and zillions of plot bunnies that go nowhere. But… Continue reading Interview with Zanzibar 7 Schwarzenneger, Author of Veneri Verbum

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Author interview: Lynette Noni, creator of Akarnae

Welcome to my very first author interview on my blog with debut Australian author, Lynette Noni, who penned the fabulous Akarnae. So welcome, Lynette, to The Book Muse! 1. Hi Lynette, and welcome to The Book Muse. How are you today? I’m amazing, thank you! And thanks so much for ‘having me’ here! 2. Can… Continue reading Author interview: Lynette Noni, creator of Akarnae