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Debbie Robson

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I was born in the Mater Hospital in Sydney and grew up on the Northern Beaches. I now live in Lake Macquarie and work in Newcastle. I have variously given birth to a son in South Wales, a daughter in New South Wales, run an internet dating agency, made dreamcatchers and tested telephone lines.
My poems and stories have been published here and overseas. Tomaree is my first published novel and my second novel Crossing Paths, inspired by BookCrossing, is up at Amazon. I have recently completed my manuscript Paris Next Week, the first book in a trilogy set in Sydney and Paris during the 1920s.
I blog on writing and researching historical fiction at wordpress and review regularly here on Goodreads.

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The act of researching - time, place and memory

This is a repost from wordpress without the beautiful photo of an old house near Chateau Chalon.
About two years ago I bought a photographic print by Maureen Boyle. She had quite a lot of prints on display – small and large of photographs she had taken in France and I was taking my time choosing. After all, I was aware that I might be selecting an image for a scene or scenes of a manuscript not yet Read more of this blog post »
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Debbie Robson And you Majenta!


Majenta Hello, Debbie! Happy Monday! I hope 2017 is getting off to the right start for you and yours. Congratulations on your books! Happy reading, writing, and everything else. Good to "meet" you. Thank you for contacting me. Blessings!

Best wishes from Majenta


Debbie Robson My pleasure!


Jibran Debbie, thank you for the add :)


Debbie Robson I'm releasing 10 messages in bottles and four bookcrossing books tomorrow at Swansea Heads. Hope the weather is fine.

Debbie


Jasmine Thank you!!! :-)


Debbie Robson Nice to meet you too. It is cool and a lot of fun. I've met some wonderful people.


Bookwatcher Hello, and aswering your question, no I'm not in the BookCrossing project... Seems very cool!

Nice too meet you!


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