Tag: fiction

Let Her Go publication day!

Let Her Go publication day!

  Finally, the publication day of Let Her Go has arrived – my second novel is now on the shelves (in Australia) and the virtual shelves for international e-book readers. Hurrah! It’s a normal day for me though: taking two children to school, and one to […]

Fractured e-book on sale!

Fractured e-book on sale!

How exciting – for the next few weeks, in the lead up to the publication of Let Her Go on 24th June, the e-book of Fractured is available for only AUS$4.99 – bargain! Even better, the ebook also now contains a sneak peek of the […]

Mother’s Day Giveaway

Mother’s Day Giveaway

To celebrate Mother’s Day, I’m teaming up with my Writers Ask Writers friends Amanda Curtin, Annabel Smith, Emma Chapman and Sara Foster to offer a great book giveaway. You could win a pack of ten books: a copy of each of our latest novels, as […]

Six degrees of separation

Six degrees of separation

Authors Annabel Smith and Emma Chapman are starting a new series on their blog called Six Degrees of Separation, based on Hungarian writer Frigyes Karinthy’s 1929 short story ‘Chains’ in which he coined the phrase ‘six degrees of separation’. Each month, they’ll choose a book […]

Top ten debut fiction titles of 2013.

Top ten debut fiction titles of 2013.

Earlier this week, I found out that Fractured had snuck into the top ten bestselling debut fiction titles of 2013 in Australia! The data was collected by Neilsen bookscan, the company who monitor book sales in Australia.  It was great news to hear as I […]

Australian Women Writers Challenge 2013

Australian Women Writers Challenge 2013

Last year, I participated in the Australian Women Writers challenge. It’s a great initiative to promote the writing of women in Australia, and I was thrilled to find out that last year, Fractured was the second most reviewed book! I had hoped to read ten […]

My top books of 2013

As the end of the year approaches and lists like this pop up everywhere, I thought I’d share the books that I found most impressive in 2013. This year, I’ve been using Goodreads to keep track of the books I’ve read. Here are those that […]

Kirsten Krauth: I’ll show you mine if you show me yours.

Kirsten Krauth is a freelance writer and editor, a mother, and a debut novelist. Her first book, just_a_girl was published in June 2013 by UWA publishing to critical acclaim. She is also an active blogger, and has recently started a tandem blog series where she and […]

The Reading Room’s Most Dazzling Debut?

I was very excited to see that Fractured is in The Reading Room’s shortlist for “The Most Dazzling Debut” in their Best Books of 2013 awards. There are some huge titles on the list (Burial Rites and The Rosie Project!)  so I’m thrilled to be […]

Writers ask writers: Tools of the Trade

For November’s “Writers Ask Writers” post, we are discussing our ‘tools of the trade’. We are joined by Angela Savage, an author I met recently at the Brisbane Writers Festival. Angela is a Melbourne-based crime writer, who has lived and travelled extensively in Asia. Her […]