News & Updates

  • Marching through March!

    I have a mission to write a fast draft this month. I had a few interruptions during February so I have to get down to business. But writing fast and in chunks of block time has always worked best for me. I lose momentum if I have too many breaks between writing sessions and the …[ read more ]

  • 81st Book finished!

    Hi everyone, I am pleased to inform you I have finished Book 81 this week after a few interruptions over the last couple of months. It was wonderful to finally have some clear space to spend with my characters without distractions- apart from raging bushfires in my home state of Tasmania. My thoughts go out …[ read more ]

  • January fun and games!

    Hi everyone, Welcome to 2019. Let’s hope it’s a fabulous year for you all. I am enjoying being back at my desk after taking some time off after breaking my elbow in late November. The time off was frustrating as I’ve not being able to swim or make the most of the glorious summer weather …[ read more ]

  • Best wishes for the festive season!

    I can’t believe it is almost the end of 2018. Where did the months go? I want to take this opportunity to wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy and healthy and prosperous New Year. May 2019 be full of wonderful things for you and your family. And lots of reading! Best …[ read more ]

  • October in the Melanie Milburne Writing cave…er, dungeon…

    Dear Reader, There are times in a writer’s life when things don’t go according to plan. A story idea blooms in my head like the first gloriously fragrant rose of spring, but a few writing days later it wilts and those velvet petals fall and create a mess on my desk. Part of the art …[ read more ]