December 15, 2020

Better Reading Podcast

I always love talking to Cheryl Akle of Better Reading. If you’d like to hear us discuss The Godmothers, my unexpected year in Australia, life in Ireland compared to life…

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December 11, 2020

A Change Of Scene Fills Your Soul

One of our most celebrated authors is based in Dublin, but has set several novels on her Clare Valley home turf. I got my first passport when…I was 19 and…

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December 6, 2020

Final Snippet Of The Godmothers

Today I’m sharing the last video in The Godmothers audiobook recording series. The star of this video is actor and voice artist Ella Scott Lynch, who you might recognise from…

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December 1, 2020

The Month Of Christmas Letters

Hello, December the first! Hello to the first paragraph of my novel Hello from the Gillespies: ‘It was December the first. Angela Gillespie did as she’d done on that day…

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November 27, 2020

Top Novels To Gift This Christmas

I am so delighted The Godmothers has been chosen as one of Booktopia’s top novels for Christmas giving, by their fiction expert Ben Hunter – thank you, Ben! “The Godmothers…

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November 25, 2020

So You Want To Be A Writer

I recently had a terrific chat with Allison Tait for the Australian Writers’ Centre podcast ‘So You Want To Be A Writer’. We had a great discussion about so many different…

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November 16, 2020

Another Snippet Of The Godmothers

Today I’m sharing another exclusive video from the audiobook recording of The Godmothers. Nikki Shiels, who you might recognise from Australian TV shows like Bloom and Neighbours, beautifully narrates Maxie…

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November 13, 2020

Location Scouting For The Godmothers

One of my (many) favourite parts of the writing process is the location research. For The Godmothers I travelled to Melbourne, Scotland, England and Ireland, finding settings and details that…

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November 11, 2020

A Friendly Face In Dymocks Christmas Catalogue

We’re edging closer to Christmas (!) and I’m delighted to see Dymocks Books have featured The Godmothers in their Christmas catalogue. And I’m in fine company, too  It’s fantastic to see…

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November 11, 2020

An Interview With Gay Lynch

In the last few days of September, bestselling Irish-Australian author Monica McInerney is holed up at her mother’s Adelaide home, ready to launch her thirteenth novel The Godmothers. Despite back-to-back interviews…

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