I’m still here, see <waving> See, in case you might have missed it, there’s been a bit going on in the world since, oh, I don’t know, March 2020 (and, honestly, in my family from a bit before that). Which means I’ve not been here as much as I’d have liked… But I’m back! AndContinue reading “ICYMI: #RWAus22 – Baby, we’re back!”
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ICYMI: Volunteering and Supporting Writers
Just before Christmas I visited Davina Stone’s blog, chatting about why I volunteer with Romance Writers of Australia, and what I’d been getting up to in the year that was 2020… If you missed it, check out the blog here and, while you’re at it, check out Davina’s upcoming new release here!
OMG! I won an award…
Last night I was HONOURED to receive the Romance Writers of Australia’s Lynne Wilding Award for Meritorious Service. While I have to admit to being a bit bummed that we weren’t all together for the awards, it’s probably a good thing as who knows what babble might have spilled from my lips! Knowing the otherContinue reading “OMG! I won an award…”
After #RWAus20… What’s Next?
Because of COVID-19, the Romance Writers of Australia took their conference online this year with five full days of jam-packed craft and business sessions. With the benefit of all online sessions, conference goers got to ‘see’ everything and, frankly, I think we should all be careful what we wish for… It’s funny how, even whenContinue reading “After #RWAus20… What’s Next?”
ICYMI: Book Review – The Lawson Sisters
A couple of weeks ago I was over on Breathless in the Bush blogging a book review. I’ve not done a book review since high school! Did you miss it? Catch up here. Have you already read The Lawson Sisters by Janet Gover? Did you love it too? Tell me!
ICYMI: May the Fourth Be With You. Powerful Women and the Men Who Love Them.
A few weeks ago, on May the Fourth, I was over on Breathless in the Bush blogging about four of my favourite fictional women who have the Force (and the men who love them). Missed it? Catch up here.
Six months ago today my Dad passed away. And today, I’m sharing his eulogy. For those of you who may not know me, I’m Kristine, and I’m the baby. When I started to think about what I would say at this time, it was the middle of 2019 and Dad was still with us,Continue reading “My Dad…”
#TBT – Chicken Dinner
Recently, like a lot of other people, I have been #pandemiccleaning and #pandemicorganising – which has included trying to consolidate the mess that is all over the house, stored in various drawers, cupboards and boxes. Which means I’ve been finding some great stuff! This week – for #throwbackthursday – I’m sharing a short story IContinue reading “#TBT – Chicken Dinner”
ICYMI: Books, Music and Romance
Did you know it was Ed Sheeran’s birthday on Monday 17 February? I did… and I was blogging about it – and books, music and romance over on Breathless in the Bush. Go check it out here #mwah
ICYMI: Planning for 2020
Hello <waving> A few weeks ago I was over on Breathless in the Bush talking Planning for 2020. Fail to plan, prepare to fail! Link here