Ep 517: Children’s author Belinda Murrell on her latest novel ‘The Silver Sea’ and a career spanning more than 35 books.

Children's author Belinda Murrell on her latest novel The Silver Sea and a career spanning more than 35 books. Where did collective nouns originate and techniques on how to make your character drive the story forward when writing fiction. Also, win copies of Wish You Were Here by Karly Lane.

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Writer in residence: Belinda Murrell

Belinda Murrell is an award winning, internationally published author with a history of writing in her family that spans over 200 years. Belinda has written more than 35 books including The Silver Sea and The Golden Tower, a time slip fantasy series set in a Renaissance Italian inspired world, The Sun Sword trilogy, the popular Lulu Bell and Pippa’s Island series, and her Australian historical timeslip novels. Searching for Charlotte, is a biography written with her sister Kate Forsyth, inspired by the fascinating life of their great-great-great-great grandmother, Charlotte Waring Atkinson, who wrote the first children’s book published Australia in 1841.

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