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Book Review: 'Lake Hill' by Margareta Osborn   June 2017

http://www.deborahobrien.com.au/index.php/12-blog/230-book-review-lake-hill-by-margareta-osborn


Film Review: 'Their Finest'  April 2017

http://www.deborahobrien.com.au/index.php/12-blog/229-film-review-their-finest


Film Review: 'Alone in Berlin   March 2017

http://www.deborahobrien.com.au/index.php/12-blog/228-film-review-alone-in-berlin

 

My Top Six Tips for Writing Historical Fiction   Feb 2017

http://www.deborahobrien.com.au/index.php/12-blog/227-my-top-six-tips-for-aspiring-writers-of-historical-fiction

 

'The Princess Diarist', Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher small


 

'The Rarest Thing' Playlist   Nov 2016Grey possum


 

Book Review: 'Daintree' by Annie Seaton   Nov 2016Annie Seaton 500


 

 Interview with Annie Seaton   Nov 2016Annie Seaton 500


 

Crafting Characters   Oct 2016Grey possum

 


Welcome to 'The Rarest Thing' Blog Tour    Oct 2016Web Cover3 July11 420


 

TV Review: Reality Big Guns  Aug 2016Australian Survivor season 3 logo


 

Five Things I Love about Writing Fiction  Aug 2016Kinokinuya cropped


 

Deborah's Yummy Chocolate Mousse   July 2016Chocolate mousse 4



A Gallipoli Story: Finding Uncle Arthur   April 2016Graphic map of the Dardanelles



A World Without Downton: The 'Downton Abbey' Finale  April 16Admit one movie ticket isolated on white Stock Photo - 9269231

 


What is 'The Rarest Thing'?   April 2016
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Film Review: 'Brooklyn'   Feb 2016Admit one movie ticket isolated on white Stock Photo - 9269231



Molly Grows Up   Feb 2016Border collie puppy cropped


    

Film Review: 'The Revenant'   Jan 2016Admit one movie ticket isolated on white Stock Photo - 9269231

 


Book Review: 'Kakadu Sunset' by Annie Seaton Jan 16Annie Seaton 500

 


Q&A with Annie Seaton   Jan 2016Annie Seaton 500



Meet Mrs Christmas   Dec 2015Christmas ornaments



Film Review: 'The Dressmaker'   Dec 2015Admit one movie ticket isolated on white Stock Photo - 9269231



'The Trivia Man' Trivia Quiz  Nov 2015Make a date with the Trivia Man


 

 The Nerd as Hero: Reclaiming the Label   July 2015Meet The Trivia Man 420
(Guest Blog for Dark Matter Zine at their website)


 

Writing and Art   July 2015Concept sketch MCE DOBrien
Guest Blog for Australian Rural Romance

 

 

Another Bookish Trivia Quiz   July 2015Make date TTM


 

A Bookish Trivia Quiz   June 2015Kirsty People 420

 

 

The Trivia Man Blog Tour   June 2015Kirsty People 420

 


Launching 'The Trivia Man'  June 2015Kirsty People 420

 

 

A Gallipoli Story: The Lost Shearer   April 2015JNorris Scrapbook 33



'The Trivia Man' Competition Winners   April 2015Kirsty People 420

 

 

Meet the Cast of 'The Trivia Man'   April 2015Kirsty People 420


 

What Makes a Good Tagline?   March 2015TTM People



Quiz Kid?    Feb 2015Dictionary


 

Film Review: 'Birdman'  Jan 2015Admit one movie ticket isolated on white Stock Photo - 9269231


 

Film Review: 'The Water Diviner'   Jan 2015Admit one movie ticket isolated on white Stock Photo - 9269231

 


The Trivia Man Is Coming  Dec 2014TTM People


 

My Christmas Dec 2014Christmas Heart

 


Zucchini and Herb Frittata  Nov 2014Frittata baked



Trivia Isn't Trivial  Nov 2014Trivia Girl cropped

 

Lost and Found    Oct 2014Twins



Winners of the Spring Giveaway  Oct 2014deb castle



Spring Giveaway   Sept 2014deb castle


 

Film Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight'  Sept 2014Admit one movie ticket isolated on white Stock Photo - 9269231



The Cutting Room Floor  Sept 2014DOB SS 31



Film Review: 'The 100-Foot Journey'  Aug 2014Admit one movie ticket isolated on white Stock Photo - 9269231

 


Rose Scott Women Writers' Festival  Aug 2014DOB Styled 2

 


Film Review: 'Jersey Boys'   July 2014Admit one movie ticket isolated on white Stock Photo - 9269231



Winners of Winter Giveaway   July 2014Trilogy books



Emporium Trilogy Quiz  (with answers)   June 2014Slide12



Film Review: 'The Fault in Our Stars'   June 2014Admit one movie ticket isolated on white Stock Photo - 9269231

 

 

An Aspiring Author's Guide to Book Jargon   June 2014DOB Styled 2



The Beatles and Me   June 2014Beatles 1


 

Book Giveaway Winners   May 2014APOHO and vase 450


 

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Film Review: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'  May 2014


  

Launching 'A Place of Her Own'  May 2014600 Cropped cover knees


 

Free Bookmarks to Download   March 2014DSCF1598 cropped


 

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Film Review: 'The Monuments Men'  March 2014


 

Film Review: 'Twelve Years a Slave'  Feb 2014Admit one movie ticket isolated on white Stock Photo - 9269231

 


My Top Ten Romantic Comedies   Feb 2014

 

 

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Film Review: 'Saving Mr. Banks'    Feb 2014



Four Stories about Platonic Love   Feb 2014JNorris Scrapbook 21

 

 

Five Books about Unrequited Love  Jan 2014DOB Alice 05

 

 

First Impressions  Jan 2014PG Spring13 10

 

 

Christmas at My Place  Dec 2013Christmas flowers

 

 

About a Dog   November 2013Angel20131119 2

 

 

What's Next? 'A Place of Her Own'  Nov 2013PG Spring13 10


 

The Amazing Mr Carroll  November 2013DOB Alice 05


 

Film Review: 'About Time'  October 2013Admit one movie ticket isolated on white Stock Photo - 9269231



The Jade Widow@Mr Chen's Emporium  Oct 2013MCE Model 5

 


Ode to Spring   September 2013PG Spring13 02



When a Platypus's Fancy Turns to Love   Sept 2013PG Spring13 01



How Big Is Your Book?   September 2013DOB Styled 1



 

Fairytale Turrets and Other Fantasies  August 2013 

A Winter's Tale  August 2013

'He Who Would Valiant Be'  August 2013

Country Dog  July 2013

Spot the Anachronism!  July 2013

Puppy Proof?  July 2013 

A World Without Books: 'Fahrenheit 451'  June 2013

A Bonzer Aussie Dog  June 2013

Review: Hope's Road  June 2013

Puppy Love  May 2013

Attack of the Anachronisms  May 2013

When Winter Comes Early  May 2013

The Victorian Art of Scrapbooking  April 2013

In Search of the Emporium  April 2013

Elegant Architecture  April 2013

A Country Sunday  March 2013

Adverbs and Chocolate  Feb 2013

Introducing THE JADE WIDOW  Jan 2013

The Colour Lilac  Jan 2013

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Christmas  Dec 2012

Alpacas versus Llamas  Dec 2012

The Jade Widow  Nov 2012

Angie's Westerns  Nov 2012

Recreational Sewing in Cesarine  Oct 2012 

Inspirations for 'Mr Chen's Emporium'  Sept 2012 

An Aladdin's Cave   Sept 2012 

Anatomy of a Gold Rush Town  Sept 2012  

Amy Duncan and her Books  Sept 2012

Old-fashioned Heroes  Sept 2012

Happy Endings?  Sept 2012

Why Is a Book Like a TARDIS?  Sept 2012

An Emporium by Any Other Name  Aug 2012 

Never Write When You're Hungry  July 2012

The Case of the Missing Monotremes  June 2012

The World of the Book  May, 2012

Frosty Tales  April 2012

Tales of the Emporium  March 2012

Country Ways  Feb 2012

Life with a Platypus  Feb 2012