Category Archives: australian rural fiction

Karen Wood – Author Interview

You began your career as an author with your Diamond Spirit series. For those not familiar with the Diamond Spirit series, how would you describe these novels? When I set out to write Diamond Spirit, I wanted it to be … Continue reading

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This Must Be The Place, by Kris Cerneka (short story)

Papa said, ‘This must be the place,’ and I knew from the last three announcements of, ‘This should be it,’ ‘Here we are,’ and, ‘We’ve finally made it,’ that this backwater railroad pigsty was not the end of the line … Continue reading

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Writing Historical Novels Set In The Australian Bush, by Nicole Alexander

Australia has a vast interior, with great tracts of land opened up by resilient settlers. Not only were these settlers embarking on new lives, starting new businesses and learning to live with the difficulties of an isolated frontier; they also … Continue reading

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Jennifer Scoullar – Author Interview

How would you describe the kind of fiction you write? I am a rural author and at the heart of my fiction is a passion for Australia’s wild places. The bush is the main inspiration for my writing. While I … Continue reading

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