Barbara Underwood

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As an only child of older migrant parents, I was exposed to a different culture and outlook as I growing up in the suburbs of Sydney. At the age of 10 I became interested in history and travel, and in sixth grade my teacher commented on my flair for writing.

After a lot of travel and reading about history - I started with Thor Heyerdahl's adventures which led me to other books about unexplained mysteries such as pyramids and other megaliths around the world - I came to a point where I wanted to put it all together in an epic fantasy novel.

Once I finished writing "Rhuna, Keeper of Wisdom", I felt there was so much more to tell, so I wrote a sequel...and then another!

I am now working on book 5 in this series about Rhuna which I've titled "A
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Barbara Underwood You're able to be yourself completely as a writer, and take full control of your creative output. And while giving to others of yourself in this way…moreYou're able to be yourself completely as a writer, and take full control of your creative output. And while giving to others of yourself in this way you also grow within your heart, mind and soul. (less)
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What really is Magic?

What do you think of when you hear the word Magic? Do you think of a magician pulling a rabbit out of a hat, or maybe you prefer a more sophisticated illusionist like David Copperfield? Maybe you think of Merlin the Magician from the Arthurian legend, or Harry Potter’s fun world of magic. You might even think of New Age subjects like Wicca or Shamanism, perhaps even esoter... Read more of this blog post »
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Barbara Underwood Anthea wrote: "Hi Barbara. Thanks for the friend request and the follow. I see you're a fellow Australian and ex Sydneysider. Your list of published books is really impressive.

I'm glad you liked my review. It w..."


Hi Anthea - thanks for the nice message (being impressed by my list of published books) I try to write a book in the Rhuna series once a year, and so far I'm managing quite well. What about you? Are you planning to write another book?

Yes, I was a Sydneysider until about 6-7 years ago, when we moved here to Tumut. I lived in Chatswood and then in Manly for many years. Don't miss it now - Tumut is lovely!

Bobby has started reading your book and tells me that you write very well!

Cheers,
Barbara


Anthea Syrokou Hi Barbara. Thanks for the friend request and the follow. I see you're a fellow Australian and ex Sydneysider. Your list of published books is really impressive.

I'm glad you liked my review. It was genuinely an intriguing and enjoyable read.

Anthea


Brigitte Hi Barbara

Thank you for the friendvite. Happy to connect.


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