What was it that prompted you to write it? “Not long after moving to Portugal, I was hearing captivating personal stories from women in the international community, the caliber of which caused me to take stock of just how exciting and stimulating it was to be mingling with a group of worldly, educated, well-traveled and… Read More Louise Ross, author of Women Who Walk on Expat Focus
“I went to Les Roches hospitality management school in Switzerland for my postgraduate studies and loved being in the kitchen, as well as behind the bar. It was here that I started dreaming up crazy recipes for my favourite Swedish chokladbollar (chocolate balls), which I was already making every week for my friends! It took… Read More Alaine Handa Talks About Her Life, Dancing, Blogging and Her Passion for Swedish Chokladbollar
Making Here Home talks to Cath Brew, author of Living Elsewhere. How did you find the ‘writing’ process? And how long did it take you to write the book? It took a little over a year from the idea to publication. Initially I created a long list of typical expat scenarios and a guide of… Read More Q&A with Cath Brew, author of Living Elsewhere
“You need to read and write a lot,” she advises. “And to pitch and pitch. I have about three successes for every ten I send out and I try to pitch most days. Oh, and you need to think of yourself as a writer too.” Now that is dedication, motivation and being serious about what… Read More Jo Parfitt talks with Olga Mecking, freelance writer
Chris O’Shaughnessy, author of ‘Arrivals, Departures and the Adventures in Between‘ talks to Displaced Nation about his #TCK upbringing, his book and his plans for the future. The Interview | The Book
Author, Joanne Pasquale, talks to Sassy Mama about her family, her life in Singapore, homeschooling her son Jamie who has special needs, and about her first book. Read more…. Joanne’s book, A Positive Result, is out on Summertime Publishing very soon.
Springtime Books author, Judyth Gregory-Smith talks to the Expat Bookshop about her wonderful children’s book, Bernard the Wombat of Ugly Gully. Q: Tell us about your book, what is it about? Could you describe it in just a few sentences? A: Bernard the Wombat of Ugly Gully is a true story. Well almost. Bernard is… Read More Q&A with Judyth Gregory-Smith, author of Bernard the Wombat
Q: Why do you think your book needed to be written? A: It shows a different side of the country and explains more about the culture of the Dominican people. It also shows that however tough things may be, and whatever fears you have, you can get over them. More from Lindsay | About the Book