NEW: Queer Readings of Sherlock Holmes

Narrelle talks about the history of reading Holmes and Watson as a romantic couple, and authorial intent versus reader interpretation.

Growing up Reading

Narrelle discusses learning what reading meant to her parents, what it was like growing up in a house full of books, and what reading meant to her as a child and as an adult.

Where do you get your ideas?

Narrelle actually answers one of the tricky questions most frequently asked of writers.

Building believable fantasy worlds

What techniques do writers use to create worlds and characters that the reader can believe in, no matter how fantastical or strange the setting?

The Vampire Metaphor

Narrelle discusses the history of the vampire novel and examines the different metaphors vampires represent in fiction.


Rates: Narrelle’s rate for each talk is $350 (plus GST), which covers a 45-minute talk and an extended question period afterwards.

If you would like to engage Narrelle as a speaker for your library, school or organisation, contact her on 0421 024 474

Words are like oxygen

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