• Fiona McIntosh: Voyager Author of the Month

    Fiona McIntosh was born and raised in Sussex in the UK, but also spent early childhood years in West Africa. She left a PR career in London to travel and settled in Australia in 1980. She has since roamed the world working for her own travel publishing company, which she runs with her husband. She lives in Adelaide with her husband and twin sons. Her website is at www.fionamcintosh.com.

    Her latest book, The Scrivener's Tale, is a stand-alone and takes us back to the world of Morgravia from her very first series, The Quickening:

    About The Scrivener's Tale:

    In the bookshops and cafes of present-day Paris, ex-psychologist Gabe Figaret is trying to put his shattered life back together. When another doctor, Reynard, asks him to help with a delusional female patient, Gabe is reluctant... until he meets her. At first Gabe thinks the woman, Angelina, is merely terrified of Reynard, but he quickly discovers she is not quite what she seems.

    As his relationship with Angelina deepens, Gabe's life in Paris becomes increasingly unstable. He senses a presence watching and following every move he makes, and yet he finds Angelina increasingly irresistible.

    When Angelina tells Gabe he must kill her and flee to a place she calls Morgravia, he is horrified. But then Angelina shows him that the cathedral he has dreamt about since childhood is real and exists in Morgravia.

    A special 10th Anniversary edition of her first fantasy book, Myrren's Gift, will be released in December!



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Kim Falconer at the Byron Bay Writers Festival

Author Kim Falconer

Don’t miss out on seeing Kim Falconer at the Byron Bay Writers Festival from tomorrow, leading several fantastic workshops.

 Tuesday 3rd of August 9.30am-12.30pm SCU Room Workshop;
Cast the spell: finding magic in immersion 

Thursday 5th of August 1:30pm-02:15pm Macquarie Marquee
Strange attractors: writing fantasy fiction 

Friday 6th of August 2.30pm- 4.00m Macquarie Marquee
Bodice ripping: writing sex and intimacy 

Saturday 7th of August 4.00pm- 5.00pm Blue Marquee
Fantastical and magical: expanding the conventional world 

Sunday 8th of August 2.30pm- 3..30pm Macquarie Marquee
Keeping the faith: are writers influenced by the market?

Next week on Tuesday 10 August Kim will be leading a talk at Fang Books online at a session called ‘Blood Honey Sex Magic’.

Kim’s latest book Path of the Stray is now out across Australia and New Zealand, in print and e-book format.

Read Kim’s post on Writing and the Hero’s Journey.

2 Responses

  1. Well, aren’t you good-looking? Dude, you’re supposed to get looks OR talent, not both! Sheesh.

    (I’d come by and say hello, but I don’t think I can make it that far on my bicycle and still be back in time for work).

    I’ve probably said it before, but nice tattoos! I should dig out some pictures of mine while we’re on the subject…

    • Oh sweetie, it’s just my author photo. You know how they always make you look so dreamy with all the smoke and mirrors 🙂

      We shall compare ink at AussieCon! 😉 So looking forward to that whirlwind!

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