They say it never rains, but it pours. That’s certainly what it feels like around here at the moment – after weeks of being fairly housebound with Mr D recovering from an operation, I’m heading out … Read more...
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Hey there, thanks for dropping by! I'm Rebecca Bowyer: a Melbourne-based corporate writer by day and a writer of fiction, book reviews and articles by night.
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.
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The Most Beautiful Woman in Florence, by Alyssa Palombo Genre: Historical fiction Published: 25 April 2017, Macmillan Australia In a nutshell A gorgeously written story of a beautiful young … Read more...
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I tried to teach my 4-year-old son how to play Dinosaur Snap. It was a massive fail. Like many parents in a digital world I try to limit the amount of time my kids spend on screens. We currently have … [Read More...]
Larchfield, by Polly Clark Genre: Literary fiction, historical fiction, speculative fiction Published: March 2017, Hachette Australia In a nutshell Larchfield is a beautiful story of the shock of … [Read More...]
The Light Between Oceans, by M.L. Stedman Genre: Historical fiction Published: March 2012, Random House Australia In a nutshell Reading this book is like watching a beautiful, completely … [Read More...]
The 46th London Book Fair starts today. 25,000 publishing professionals from 124 countries are meeting in London to talk about books and my manuscript is going to be there. Publishers from dozens … [Read More...]