Entries by Sara

Author podcasts – chatting about writing

I have become a big fan of listening to author podcasts of late, so I was thrilled to be invited on to a couple of them to chat about all things writing. You can listen to me talking to Cheryl Akle on the Better Reading podcast here, and with Anna O’Grady on the Simon & […]


July 2017: What I’ve been reading lately…

The books I’ve been enjoying lately have obviously struck a chord with judges too as they are all award winners and/or nominees. I was intrigued by the unusual take on crime fiction in Emily Macguire’s An Isolated Incident (shortlisted for the Stella Prize), it’s a stark reminder of the hidden victims of criminal events – and […]


The Hidden Hours has arrived!

If you’re in Australia and New Zealand, copies of my new novel The Hidden Hours should be appearing in a bookstore near you over the coming week! And if you’re an international reader, then head to Amazon where you can preorder the title now, until it becomes available on Kindle on 3 April. I sincerely hope […]


On the art of the thriller – Radio National interview

I was interviewed by Michael Cathcart alongside Sulari Gentill earlier this year, for ABC Radio National’s Books and Arts program. You can listen online now. The interview – called ‘Murder in the House’ – was recorded at the Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival, and we covered a LOT of ground! If you’re interested in crime and thriller […]


Interview with Sandi Wallace on writing suspense

I was recently invited for a Q&A on Sandi Wallace’s blog. Sandi is a Melbourne-based crime writer, and her debut novel Tell Me Why won the Reader’s Choice Davitt Award for 2015. I talked to Sandi about my latest novel All That is Lost Between Us, some of my publishing experiences so far, the books and authors that inspire me, […]

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The books that influenced me as a young woman

It is always a treat to participate in a group blog with my very special writing group, consisting of Natasha Lester, Amanda Curtin, Annabel Smith, Dawn Barker, Emma Chapman and Yvette Walker. On this occasion we have come together to celebrate the recent release of my own book All That is Lost Between Us, and […]