Author Archives: Michelle Diener

About Michelle Diener

Michelle Diener writes historical fiction and fantasy. To find out more about her and her novels, you can visit her website.

Creative Outlets

I know most people would say that’s basically the sum total of my job – being creative, but it isn’t. There is a lot of admin, marketing and other works that goes into being a writer. I used to work … Continue reading

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Covers, Covers, Covers (with giveaway)

UPDATE: I used to pick a winner, and JENNA OH, you are it! I will email you for your details. I have a LOT of new covers at the moment. It is so much fun seeing them all come … Continue reading

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Historical Romance Treat (with giveaway)

Historical romance author Darcy Burke and I met when she invited me to join a historical boxed set she was putting together. I was planning to include my Victorian-set historical Daughter of the Sky, but unfortunately, in the end, it … Continue reading

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New Places

I’m on holiday in Spain at the moment, and I’m really enjoying seeing places I’ve never been to before. Even more enjoyable is seeing my children, who are now old enough to understand and appreciate the differences in culture that … Continue reading

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Historical Photos

I recently entered the wonderful world of historical archive site They have an amazing archive of historical photos beautifully sorted into time periods, and as a historical author, I am getting so much inspiration from them. I’ve started sharing … Continue reading

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Guest post: Jenny Schwartz

I’d like to give a warm welcome to fellow Australian author, Jenny Schwartz. Jenny and I manage to meet up regularly to eat good food, drink good coffee, and I think last time we shared a plate of tiny donuts … Continue reading

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New Things

I bought a new laptop yesterday, or rather, it was delivered yesterday, and literally since it arrived yesterday afternoon and the whole of today, I haven’t done any writing at all. All my time has been spent working out how … Continue reading

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Things that inspire

A week or so ago I took the photo on this blog while I was out walking. It inspired me to include a rainbow in a scene I was working on (needless to say, it looked even more awesome in … Continue reading

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Keeping Focused

My latest historical novel, A Dangerous Madness, released on Monday. It is always exciting to have a new book out, and I always find it really hard to settle down to work on my current project with the thrill of … Continue reading

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Wonderful Reads at Wonderful Prices

Instead of a guest blog post today, we’re talking about some of our favorite writers who are having a sale on one of their titles, or whose books are at a bargain price. First up is my dear friend, Therese … Continue reading

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