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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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What happened when I stopped self-analyzing

A FB friend of mine and fellow writer, John Anthony James (remember that name, he'll be big in the spec-fiction genre one day), posted an update on Facebook the other day. He commented how much happier he has been since he stopped self-analyzing. And how he feels he...

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When to stop learning and start writing

As a writer with no formal qualifications, i.e. no tertiary degree in writing, I have looked for other ways to learn about the craft of writing. I've done many short courses, read a trove of online articles and websites, and discussed everything from dialogue to point...

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Writing Prompt Challenge No 3

It's that time again! Time to challenge your creativity, let your imagine run wild, and your fingers speed into overdrive with ten minutes of free writing. If this is the first time you're joining, you may wish to check out the the very first Writing Prompt...

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Book Reviews

Book Review: The Hidden Hours

The Hidden Hours Author: Sara Foster Published: 2017 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia My Rating: 5/5 The Hidden Hours by Sara Foster is a psychological mystery and an addictive page-turner. The book really should come with a warning: Be prepared to put your...

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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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