Elaine Forrestal

Monthly Archives: August 2018

Children’s Book Week

The Children’s Book Council of Australia, WA Branch, launched Children’s Book Week with a flourish this year. The annual dinner, at which this years prize […]

A Balancing Act – Internal v External life of Clara Saunders

My new novel, Life Blood, based on the life of Clara Saunders, is creeping closer to being finished. I have been working on a re-write. This […]


Unlike endings, which need to have a satisfying shape to them and a sense of completion, beginnings can be anything you want them to be. […]

Knowing when to stop

One of my favourite things to do on a Sunday morning is sit down with my first cup of coffee and read Review, the magazine in The […]