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Pauline Montagna

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Pauline Montagna was born into an Italian family in Melbourne, Australia. After obtaining a BA in French, Italian and History, she indulged her artistic interests through amateur theatre, while developing her accounting skills through a wide variety of workplaces culminating in the Australian film industry. In her mid-thirties, Pauline returned to university and qualified as a teacher of English as Second Language, a profession she pursued while completing a Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing. She has published several books including Not Wisely but Too Well, a novel about the young William Shakespeare, The Slave, an historical romance set in Medieval Italy and Suburban Terrors, a short story collection. Her books can be purchased ...more

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Last week’s weekly Writer’s Blog was the last of its kind.

The weekly posts were meant to introduce you to my new website Pauline Montagna Author as, week by week, I undertook the transition of my oeuvre from Medium to my own website. That transition is now complete. My website has been built and populated with all I have to offer. I hope to continue adding to that compendium, but from Read more of this blog post »
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Not Wisely But Too Well

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The Slave

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Suburban Terrors

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Gone Missing (Soothsayer, #1)

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Getting Into Print: the new...

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High Stakes (Soothsayer, #2)

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The Other One (Soothsayer, #3)

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Secrets and Suspicions

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Out of the Ashes

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Pauline Montagna added a status update: Today I'm announcing the launch of my novelization of William Shakespeare's 'The Taming of the Shrew'. To celebrate, it will be available for only 99cents for two weeks (Dec 1-14, US) Check it out here on Goodreads or find it on Lulu.com.
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Pauline Montagna M.T. wrote: "I have just finished reading The Slave. It is extremely well written and a great pleasure to read. Thank you for the experience. I wish you good luck and every success with the relaunch."

Hello again, MT. Since you enjoyed The Slave so much I was wondering if you would be interested in writing a review for Goodreads and Smashwords. It would be much appreciated.


Pauline Montagna M.T. wrote: "I have just finished reading The Slave. It is extremely well written and a great pleasure to read. Thank you for the experience. I wish you good luck and every success with the relaunch."

Thank you, MT. I'm so glad you enjoyed it. Unfortunately, due to health reasons I've had to cancel the book tour. But the relaunch should be going ahead, one way or another.


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M.T. Miles I have just finished reading The Slave. It is extremely well written and a great pleasure to read. Thank you for the experience. I wish you good luck and every success with the relaunch.


Pauline Montagna In anticipation of a Virtual Book Tour from May 1 to May 24 for the relaunch of The Slave, I'm back blogging again. If you'd like to follow my blog, become a fan, drop by my website and while you're there take advantage of a very special offer. Join my email list between now and May 31 and get a free ebook copy of The Slave and a discount on all my books.


Pauline Montagna To all my friends, I'll be travelling for the next few months and, as I can't guarantee regular access to the internet, I'll need to cut back on my online activity, including Goodreads. If you would like to keep in touch you can follow me on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pauline.mont... or visit my home page at http://paulinemontagna.net. I look forward to seeing you there.


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