The Story Behind the Story

I was recently interviewed by Allan Hudson on his South Branch Scribbler website. Allan is a talented Canadian author who writes across several genres including of historical fiction, crime and thrillers. He is also extremely generous in his support for other writers. In the interview I discuss what inspired me to write my forthcoming novel, Cold Blows the Wind, and what I hope readers will take from it.

Cold Blows the Wind grew out of my genealogical research. Both my parents were interested in their family histories and began researching in the 1960s. Mum’s work was painstaking and meticulous, Dad had not quite the same level of perseverance. When I inherited his papers… Continue reading

Image: Hobart from the Bay by JW Beattie (FL15728593) courtesy of the State Library of Victoria

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