Brisbane Broncos cheerleader turned bestselling Harlequin Mills and Boon author
Ally Blake shares her secrets on how to write a hot romance novel....
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Affair" Television Interview
"Romancing Australia - Raunch to
The Sunday Mail
"Bronco Steve Renouf Inspires Romance
Interview: Lou Robson
FORMER Broncos cheerleader Ally
Blake has swapped rugby league for romance, becoming one of Australia's
best-selling Mills and Boon authors.
"Erotic and Romance Fiction"
Interview: Gemma Nisbet
Several romance authors come to the rescue as Gemma Nisbet tries to uncloak the
myths surrounding romantic fiction.
"Plus Ultra" Magazine
the Old Scholars section of my high school magazine, there was recently a double
page spread about graduates who were now professional writers.
I was so thrilled to be one of those highlighted, as my
favourite subject at school had always been English and I was so lucky to be
able to continue that love affair, and to go onto achieve a double English major
within my Bachelor of Arts degree, thanks to the enthusiasm, inventiveness and
encouragement of my school teachers.
Interview: Fleur Baxmeister
Photo: Jeremy Lye
Late last year I was interviewed for a Dutch magazine called
Celebrity. We talked about my first
sale, finding the inspiration for
writing multiple books, and writing for Harlequin in particular.
pretty darned cool to be given a one page feature in a magazine with Uma Thurman
on the cover!
Sunday Life Magazine
"For better, for worse"
Interview: Alex May
My husband and I were interviewed for this weekend column for a glossy magazine
which appears in the Melbourne newspaper "The Age", and the Sydney "Sun-Herald".
The article, appearing in a Valentines Day edition of the magazine focused on
whether or not living with a romance writer is really all that romantic.
"Lusty, busty Housewives"
Interview: Alex Carlton
To check out how much fun we all have at the Romance Writers of Australia
conference each year, check out November 2005's
MADISON MAGAZINE (Australia). Great
photos and a fantastic run down of what it's all about to be a romance author.
"Lusty, busty housewives" by Alex Carlton features from page 92 onwards.
ABC Radio Interview
Interview: Amanda Smith
Interview with Amanda Smith of ABC Radio National.
Focusing on the diversity of Australian romance books and romance writers, this
presentation was aired in late October 2004.
For a listen to the interview, click
down to the ENDLESS LOVE program and click
on LISTEN. (You must have RealPlayer
in you computer to be able to listen.) Hope you enjoy!
Also featuring Marion Lennox and Anne Gracie...
774 ABC Melbourne Afternoon Program
"The History of Australian Romance"
With guest Juliet Flesch, the author of
FROM AUSTRALIA WITH LOVE.
For more information about the afternoon program, check out the ABC radio
"An Interview with New Author, Ally Blake"
Lisa De Candia
The Sun Herald
"Art of romance"
Article: Clara Iaccarino
Photo: Ken Irwin
In this article, which kindly advertised the
upcoming Romance Writers of Australia conference, we talked about modern romance
having moved in leaps and bounds in the last twenty years.
My books were compared with "romantic comedy
movies and Sex and the City".
Herald Sun Newspaper
"Liveable, loveable, that's us"
Article: Fiona Hudson
A Valentines Day inspired article about whether or
not Melbourne is a romantic city. I brought up the subject of footy, which
is a huge pastime in this city:
"There is a lot of opportunity for snuggling up
in the same scarf or coat in the cold."