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When writing the first of my period dramas, a historical novel set in the wilds of the Australian bush, I brought back to mind the years of living on isolated properties in the middle of nowhere. This is my personal story about a party-line telephone which we really needed on occasions.
The telephone wire was very simply strung from tree to tree; being…
The COLOURED SANDS sign post marked the beach where amazing multicoloured sand dunes towered over a pristine beach. I knew with my next breath that I had the title for my first book of the Outback series, COLOURED SANDS.
I had to find a way to work the title into the story line. This is how I did it:
1901: The selector's wife Mary is caring for Emily 8, who trundled down a creek bed for two days to find help after the shock massacre of her family. Emily is participating in…Continue
Period dramas in Australia - Not a castle anywhere, but we do have Country Mansions.
We do not have grand old castles in Australian history, absolutely not possible with only two hundred years of settlement behind us; but we do…Continue