One of the pleasures of an author’s life is to have the opportunity to speak about their work and I’ve been doing that lately, at Gatton and Laidley Libraries in the Lockyer Valley on Friday 3rd November and now today at the Indie Author Expo at Ipswich Central Library.
What a great resource the public library network is in Australia …. I invariably find the libraries are run by outstanding, dedicated professionals who are conscious of serving their reading public. Top marks from me.
If you look closely at my new banner you’ll see the prominent position still to be filled in my Belleville trilogy – that’s the book that will truly make it a trilogy. So I will have to get my head down very soon to finish the writing.
I so enjoy immersing myself in the lives of the Belleville family – there is still much to write about. They are real to me and, I hope, real to my readers ….. #realwomen
The House of Secrets: Julia’s Story and To Love, Honour & Betray – book 2 of the Belleville family saga.
OK so I confess – I’m still struggling to balance my day job and my life as an author but November will be a busy month for Library visits in Queensland and NSW.
If you are interested in hearing me talk about my writing, the era in which my books are set, the social settings that shape the stories and how the story has developed, I look forward to meeting you at one of these events.
Gatton Library 10.00am
Laidley Library 1.30pm
Further information: https://lockyervalley.spydus.com/Events
Ipswich Library 10.00am-1.00pm Indie Author Expo
Further information: http://www.library.ipswich.qld.gov.au/events/
Nowra Library 11.30am
Further information: click here
It’s a great relief to have got to this point – having first been over optimistic about the timeframe for the release of book 2 of the Belleville family saga. I expect to have the real thing in my hands by the end of next week. First print run is in production.
For those who buy via Amazon, To Love, Honour & Betray is now available at this link:
There is an Amazon preview screen to read the first chapter and a half here:
The next anxious period is waiting for reader feedback. Who can say how readers will respond to the way the characters’ lives have developed …….