Monthly Archives: May 2012

Thanks and see you again next year …

As our second International Chick Lit Month ends, we’d like to thank all those who took part. To all the brilliant authors who shared their stories and advice: Mandy Baggot; Lauren Baratz-Logsted; Rebecca L. Boschee; Claudia Carroll; Sue Dharmapala; Miranda … Continue reading

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A Letter to my Unpublished Self by Sinead Moriarty

Dear Sinead, OK, so your first two novels have been turned down and you’re feeling down and very despondent. Yes you could wallpaper your entire house with the rejection letters. Yes you feel ill every time you see that self-addressed envelope … Continue reading

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Top Five Surprising Things You May Not Know About Being a Writer by Niamh Greene

1) Seeing your book on a shelf is amazing….but it’s also terrifying. When I got my first publishing deal I was over the moon that someone else – someone with expertise and knowledge about writing – thought my efforts were … Continue reading

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A Letter to my Unpublished Self by Miranda Dickinson

Dear Me, It’s me (confusing I know, but hang in there kid). This is a message from the future – woo-oo-oo! – and I’m writing this to give you some advice that will stop you worrying quite so much and … Continue reading

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My Favourite Chick Lit Protagonist – Olivia Joules by Alison Lucy

When I thought about what to write for International Chicklit Month I kept being drawn to Helen Fielding’s less famous creation, International Woman of Mystery: Olivia Joules. She sticks in my mind. It must have been slightly terrifying to follow … Continue reading

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7 Random Questions With…Beth Harbison

Our guest: Beth Harbison Her latest book: When In Doubt, Add Butter Why we think she rocks: Not only is she an amazeballs author, but she is great at staying connected with her fans. Speaking of… Where to read more … Continue reading

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The Silver Lining

Introduction by Amy Bromberg **Giveaway is now closed** Today, we welcome Dina Silver and her debut novel, “One Pink Line.” A graduate of Purdue University, Dina has spent the past fifteen years feeding her red wine habit by working as … Continue reading

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Jane Green keeps up with Ms. Jones

Introduction by Melissa Amster Given that Jane Green is one of the most well known names and faces of chick lit, it should be no surprise why we asked her to write a piece for International Chick Lit Month. You … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW The Song Remains the Same by Allison Winn Scotch

The Song Remains the Same – Allison Winn Scotch by Annmarie Ottman, of Chicklit Club Thirty-two-year-old Nell Slattery is one of only two passengers to survive a plane crash. A week after the crash, she emerges from a coma with … Continue reading

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Sisters Are Doin’ It

Keeping Up With The Moriartys by Nicola Moriarty Recently I discovered (along with the millions of others that tuned in to watch The Voice here in Australia) that singer Guy Sebastian has a brother. A brother who also sings, and … Continue reading

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