Category Archives: Michelle’s Posts

Milestones

My daughter finished primary school today and from next year she’ll be in high school. There was a graduation ceremony, which was so wonderful, and I saw not only her but all her friends all grown up in their smart … Continue reading

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Worth Doing

I’ve always been suspicious of things that come too easily. It’s probably the way I was brought up. My grandparents from both sides were Scottish and had that dour Methodist philosophy of hard work and a slightly guilty conscience if … Continue reading

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To Liz Kreger with Love

Liz Kreger, our good friend and fellow Magical Musings author, passed away last Thursday morning, but it’s hard to write this in the past tense. She was so vibrantly alive, not a cancer victim but a cancer warrior. In all … Continue reading

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Meeting Readers

Tonight (I’m 14 hours ahead of the States, so my night, your early morning :)) I gave a talk at the Koorliny Arts Centre in Perth, Australia. It was a great evening and the audience asked some really great questions. … Continue reading

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Why We Read Fiction

I recently wrote a scene between a main character and an alien, explaining why people would want to read something they know isn’t true aka stories. It was an interesting scene for me to write, putting down why I love … Continue reading

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Holiday Spirit (with giveaway)

Misty wrote a post yesterday about the joys of autumn and how winter is almost upon the US. In Australia, it’s the other way around, spring has sprung and we’re edging toward summer, but no matter which way round your … Continue reading

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Breadcrumb Trails

I don’t think I’m alone in being someone who clicks on something interesting, in my case usually a book that looks interesting, then I see something else interesting in the new place, click again, and end up following a breadcrumb … Continue reading

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Work in Progress

Tonight (it’s night for me as you read this, as I live in Australia :)) I attended my daughter’s annual school music concert. Watching the younger children playing their violins and cellos, it struck me how far she’s come in … Continue reading

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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 random.org 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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