LIAN TANNER

Latest blog posts

June 5th, 2021

I was a dreadfully anxious child. At the time, it seemed to me that I was the only one in the world who felt like that, and I became very Continue reading

May 29th, 2021

In October last year, I posted about Rita’s Revenge, a companion book to A Clue for Clara. I’m very excited to be able to tell you that I now have Continue reading

May 9th, 2021

Harry turned up in my back garden about ten years ago. I didn’t take a lot of notice of him at the time, because my garden is basically a jungle, Continue reading

April 21st, 2021

Last year I was supposed to go to the Brisbane Writers Festival. But of course, like so many other things, it was cancelled. So this year they’re having bits of Continue reading

October 25th, 2020

Signing off on a book you have been working on for twelve months or so is both exciting and worrying. Exciting because it has all come together at last. Worrying Continue reading

October 4th, 2020

We had a book launch for A Clue for Clara two weeks ago, at the Hobart Bookshop in Salamanca Square. It was supposed to be deadly serious – well, except Continue reading

August 16th, 2020

So Clara is out in the world at last, and I’m waiting anxiously to hear what people think of her. I hope they love this scruffy little chook as much Continue reading

July 26th, 2020

With everything else that’s been going on, I’ve only just realised that it’s a week and a day until A Clue for Clara is released. Eeek, I need to do Continue reading

June 7th, 2020

I’ve been thinking these last couple of weeks about how a book needs a great antagonist. And how sometimes it takes a while to find the right one. For the Continue reading

May 3rd, 2020

Back on April 5 I mentioned that I wasn’t getting much work done because the daily news was so overwhelming. Over the course of the month, that situation grew even Continue reading

Follow Lian on Facebook, Instagram & Goodreads