Chat with Catherine Meyrick

This interview is from Lisette's Writer's Chateau where Lisette Brodey interviews fellow authors not only about their books and approaches to writing but life in general. Lisette is the author of ten novels and one short story collection. She writes in a range of genres from literary fiction, women's fiction and chick-lit to YA paranormal … Continue reading Chat with Catherine Meyrick

Book Review – A Writing Life: Helen Garner and her Work by Bernadette Brennan

Helen Garner is one of Australia's best loved writers. Her first novel Monkey Grip was published in 1977 and since then she has published further novels, short stories, full length non-fiction works, screenplays, as well as numerous essays, articles and newspaper columns. A Writing Life: Helen Garner and her Work (2017) by Bernadette Brennan is … Continue reading Book Review – A Writing Life: Helen Garner and her Work by Bernadette Brennan

One Minute Book Review – The Muse by Jessie Burton

This dual narrative novel begins in London in 1967 with Odelle Bastien, a young woman from Trinidad who works in a shoe shop while nursing the dream of being a writer. When Odelle finds a new job as a typist at the Skelton Institute, an upmarket art gallery, she is encouraged in her ambitions by … Continue reading One Minute Book Review – The Muse by Jessie Burton