Author Archives: Debbie Robson

About Debbie Robson

Author, booklover, bookcrosser and firm believer in synchronicity. There is no such thing as coincidence! I am currently working on a trilogy set in Sydney and Paris during the 1920s and a screenplay set in Sydney in 1937.

Wrap up of Poetry at the Press Book House

What a wonderful afternoon we had at the The Press Book House last Saturday 15th August. Thirteen very diverse, fascinating and engaging poets entertained us. Unfortunately Ivy Ireland was unable to attend due to ill health. Here’s part of my introduction: … Continue reading

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An afternoon of poetry at the Press Book House

Starving in a Garret and Papatuanuku Press is hosting an afternoon of poetry at the Press Book House Hunter Street, Newcastle on Saturday 15th August, 3.30 for 4pm start till 6pm. This is an open reading with each poet having … Continue reading

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Sharing is caring

Enough to make sure a blog post you have enjoyed reaches a wider audience. It’s obvious isn’t it? But why is it some many blogs don’t have share buttons or at least the common media share buttons we mostly use … Continue reading

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Paula Morrow on Goodreads

I recently had the good fortune to meet Paula Morrow the author of Darwin’s Dilemma: the damage done and the battle for the forests. “This novel is based on two true stories: A fictional group investigate the truth behind a … Continue reading

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Research communities

It’s wonderful how research communities and people can cross paths. As mentioned in an earlier blog, World War I Link gathers a lot of these communities together under the one umbrella. My blog about the Scottish Women’s Hospitals is a member … Continue reading

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The ABC Open Community

ABC Open is a wonderful community I’m proud to be a part of. It “is real stories made by real people from all around Australia”. Every month new projects are set to inspire the community. They are are a combination … Continue reading

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My Adventures with the Australian Women Writers Challenge

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Australian Women Writers Challenge The Australian Women Writers Challenge was founded by Elizabeth Lhuede to support and promote books by Australian women. I joined the challenge in 2013 and it has certainly been a journey for…

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WWOnelink – Gathering together WWI projects

Last week, through twitter, I discovered this marvellous site. WWOnelink is about linking your Great War Commemoration Project to the world. Definitely a collaborative workspace in my books. The site explains: “WWI Link is a research project database established by the … Continue reading

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A community of writers

Earlier this year I was lucky enough to meet Angela Walton when she dropped in to one of my Starving in a Garret community meetings. They are informal gatherings usually on a Saturday at a local cafe. I post on … Continue reading

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How fiction/historical fiction can save historical fact

As history is very important to me I’ve uploaded this post from Debbie Robson at WordPress. From oblivion is what I mean. One of my main aims in being a writer is to preserve little known facts and make them … Continue reading

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