Author Archives: Heathermargaret

About Heathermargaret

Counsellor, writer, mother of adult sons and wife. The order of above changes regularly depending on lifes' pressing issues.

Book review: Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton

This book, I’m sure, has been reviewed within an inch of its book life. But, I can’t stay silent on this one. By far the most challenging, harrowing and meaningful book I can remember reading in a long time. And … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Life, People, Relationships, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Determination and grit…

A few weeks ago my sister completed a half marathon. It’s her second in two years. She ran it over a challenging course in terrible conditions, rain and cold. The trail was difficult, slippery and murky. Anyway, I was super … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

I’ve just returned from Ireland, you know, the evergreen place that captures the imagination of so many. Even without Irish heritage, unlike my husband who’s ancestry is all things Irish, I’ve learnt to love the place. But despite the rich … Continue reading

Link | Posted on | 6 Comments

What our stories tell us

This year, I’ve been preoccupied with publishing my first novel, Finding Eliza. Actually, it has taken over my life, every day there have been numerous emails to answer, events to attend and decisions to make. It’s been a stimulating  time … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Book launch in the little town of Majorca

It was a beautiful day in the tiny township of Majorca. The sun shone and a sense of Autumn drifted across the small hall. The afternoon tea tables were weighed down with scones, slices and cheese platters whilst the finger … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Life, People, Relationships, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Finding Eliza book launch…

I’m excited to let everyone know that my book ‘Finding Eliza’ is to be launched at 2pm on Sunday 22nd April 2018, at the Majorca Hall in Majorca (Central Victoria).  This story has been a long time coming. It’s changed as … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Life, People, Relationships, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Writing, publishing and running a marathon!

I’m in the middle of preparing a book for publication and launch in April. I thought the hard work was almost behind me, but self-publishing isn’t for the faint hearted. Thankfully my editor knows her way around the book industry, otherwise I’m sure this … Continue reading

Posted in Life, People, Relationships, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments