In Time Of Need

Wednesday Wanderings Throughout the year dedicated personnel and volunteers work to protect or save – on land, sea, and in the air. We celebrate them all, and here are a few we’ve written about in our rural romances! … Read what the authors have to say about the characters they created in their books, the…

Rural Romance Authors Get Together In Person

Wednesday Wanderings with ARR authors Romance Writers of Australia annual conference (in Adelaide this year) recently saw any number of rural romance authors and rural fiction authors together. From the many authors writing our favourite genre, here are a few photographs of our own Australian Rural Romance website authors.   It was a big conference…

Welcoming back Alissa Callen

Wednesday Wanderings We’re welcoming back Alissa Callen to Australian Rural Romance authors’ website. Many of you will know Alissa and will have read her rural romances, but did you know there’s a new book on the way? When Alissa Callen isn’t writing she plays traffic controller to four children, three dogs, two horses and one…

Nicole Alexander And Her Dog Blog

Wednesday Wanderings The Dog Blog: Jack the kelpie & Clancy of the Overflow This post was first published on NicoleAlexander.com.au There I was. Clancy of the overflow (With apologies to Banjo Patterson)… heading towards the yards… So Jack raced to wheel them—he was running on the wing, where the best and boldest kelpies take their…

Heading West to Winton by Helene Young

Wednesday Wanderings with ARR authors Helene Young at the Outback Writers Festival I headed west to Winton last week to attend the Outback Writers Festival, which involved a one hour flight from Bundaberg to Brisbane, a two hour flight from Brisbane to Longreach, via Barcaldine, and then a two hour drive. It was lovely to see…

Q&A With Rural Romance Reader, Peter

Rural romance author Cheryl Adnams talks about reading rural romance with her cousin Peter When I was about eleven years old my cousin left his family in the Northern Territory and came to live with us while he attended high school in Adelaide. Recently I caught up with him at my parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. We…

When Getting There Is Half The Fun by Cathryn Hein

Wednesday Wanderings with ARR authors When Getting There Is Half The Fun by Cathryn Hein As many of you know, I was born and bred in South Australia’s lush lower south-east. It’s glorious country, rich and fertile and blessed with an overabundance of natural assets. My other half though, is from country north Queensland, and…

A Sea Change with Jenn J McLeod

Wednesday Wanderings with ARR authors Guess who’s having a sea change – Jenn J McLeod, whose latest release is The Other Side of the Season   Yes, I’m back at the beach! Back on the Coffs Coast after almost 12 months on the road—a trip that took us and the caravan as far north as Airlie…