Carol Vorvain

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Carol Vorvain is an Australian fiction writer, lawyer and co-founder of https://writersboon.com - a digital platform for authors.

Carol lives in Melbourne, a city famous for having all four seasons in a day. She writes uplifting, touching stories about people from all over the world. Her characters are funny and witty while exploring life choices and the power of intention, change and passion.
She loves to travel, share a laugh, and dream with her eyes wide open in her beautiful rose garden.

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Carol Vorvain My dreams are all wrapped up in a poem that opens the last chapter of my book, When Dreams are Calling:

I dream of flowers yellow and blue
Surrounding a…more
My dreams are all wrapped up in a poem that opens the last chapter of my book, When Dreams are Calling:

I dream of flowers yellow and blue
Surrounding a red house and a canoe,
With parrots that squawk be it sunny or rain,
With books in my hands picking my brain,

Making a soup from my own veggie patch,
Writing a tale about match and mismatch,
Travel the seas and the world in between,
Touching Antarctica and a croc’s skin.

Growing older with him by my side,
Laughing at my first Wonderland ride,
Listening to his jokes always funny and true,
While we keep philosophizing on what’s old and what’s new.
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“But what attracted me to weeds was not their beauty, but their resilience. I mean, despite being so widely despised, so unloved, killed with every chance we get, they are so pervasive, so seemingly invincible.”
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“Listen and learn from others' criticism.It will tell you as much about you as it will about them.”
Carol Vorvain, When Dreams are Calling

“What’s success? Having lots of money? No, this is part of the practicalities of life. It is not success. Success is having two daughters who grow into fine ladies, two boys who grow into fine gentlemen. Success is waking up next to the loved one dumbstruck at your luck of meeting them.”
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message 4: by Carol

Carol Carol,

Thanks for asking me to be your friend. Yes, I would like to read your book. Was hoping I would have won your book, as the giveaway ended on my 29 th wedding anniversary. Glad we share the same interest in books.


message 3: by Ian

Ian Hey Carol. Thanks for the friend invite. I'll have a look at the book you mentioned as soon as I get a little free time.
Talk soon,
Ian


message 2: by Chloe

Chloe (Paint and Butterflies Books) Thanks for the friend invite, glad you liked my review!


Andrea ❤Ninja Bunneh❤ Thanks for the invite, Carol!
Haha! I'm glad you liked the GoT review. I swear those books have me hooked. ^.^


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