Cover of the Boy Who Stepped Through Time by Anna Ciddor To begin, can you tell us what The Boy Who Stepped Through Time is about? It’s about an ordinary Australian boy, called Perry, who goes on holidays to the south of France and finds himself having extraordinary adventures. I had lots of fun transporting… Continue reading Interview with Anna Ciddor about her new book, The Boy Who Stepped Through Time
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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