Hey there, thanks for dropping by! I'm Rebecca Bowyer, I'm a Melbourne-based corporate and fiction writer plus a mum to two gorgeous boys – aged 5 and 7. You've come to the right place if you feel like you'd probably think great thoughts and stuff if only you could get your kids to leave you alone for five seconds at a time. On Seeing the Lighter Side I write about books I've read and loved, parenting and my own writing … Find out more about Welcome
The Blinds is somewhere between Kill Bill - for body count - and True Blood - for quirky small-town humour and a fairly casual attitude toward things
You know that Pixar movie where the girl has all the people in her head? Mad, sad and happy or something. And it's really funny but poignant?
… and more books!
Best described as a sort of Narnia for adults, The Toymakers is the story of the owners of Papa Jack's Emporium, a magical toy store in central London
Usually I take photographs of each book that publishers send me as soon as they're out of the box. It wasn't possible with the latest D-Bot Squad
A recent study has shown that the more parenting advice books you read, the worse you will feel. This doesn't surprise us veteran parents at all. I
My 16-month-old niece refused to eat dinner without Poppy and the Orchestra by her side. This was after reading it - and its companion musical
Louise Allan's first novel, The Sisters’ Song, is out now from Allen & Unwin. The manuscript was shortlisted for the 2014 City of Fremantle—TAG
I write speculative fiction, which means I build fictional worlds that aren't quite like the world we live in. Spec fic worlds can be completely