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Hi, I’m Jodi, and I write women’s contemporary fiction. I live in regional Victoria on a mini-farm with my husband, daughters, dogs, cat, horse, and chickens. When I’m not writing, you’ll find me with my nose in a good book, or in the kitchen baking and dreaming of my next traveling adventure. I’m currently working on my first novel, so subscribe to my newsletter to stay updated!

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My Writing Contract

Getting the words down is both the most important and hardest part of writing. To anyone who isn't a writer, that would seem like a ridiculous statement. If it's hard, why do it? Or, just sit down and write! Yeah, easy. Every writer has their own method of getting the...

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Masterclass with Fiona McIntosh

This time last week I was arriving in Adelaide and making my way to the hotel. I'd survived the drive, Melbourne airport and the flight, and I was looking forward to what I'd hoped would be an inspiring and worthwhile experience. It was a whole lot more. The...

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Writing Focus: Masterclass

It's time to put my word for 2017, FOCUS, into action. The next five days will see me taking part in a Fiction Masterclass with one of Australia's most successful commercial fiction authors, Fiona McIntosh. The masterclass is an amazing opportunity to learn from one...

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Book Reviews

Book Review: Crimson Lake

Crimson Lake Author: Candice Fox Published: 2017 Publisher: Penguin Random House My Rating: 5/5 I'm not a huge reader of crime fiction, but when I do, I have to be drawn in from the very first chapter. Candice Fox's Crimson Lake had me from the very first sentence....

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Book Review: A Letter From Italy

A Letter From Italy Author: Pamela Hart Published: 2017 Publisher: Hachette Australia My Rating: 5/5 Pamela Hart has done it again with a captivating story within the historical fiction genre. A Letter From Italy will grab you from the first page and take you on a...

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Book Review: The Family Secret

The Family Secret Author: Fiona Palmer Published: 2016 Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia My Rating: 4.5/5 I wasn't expecting to enjoy The Family Secret as much as I did. Although I know you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, I must admit I did. And the cover...

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