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Author Interview – Getting to Know More About Millie Jackson

Millie Jackson
Millie Jackson

Who Is Millie Jackson?

  1. What inspired you to write a book?

I felt the need to tell my story and to let others know that out of tragedy, hope is more often than not, just around the corner.

  1. Who is your favourite author and why?

I have many favourite authors. I loved Liane Moriarty’s earlier work. I am inspired by Eckhart Tolle and many of the Buddhist teachings.

  1. What is your favourite food?

My favourite food is seafood especially prawns and crabs

  1. What do you like to do when you are not writing?

Walking by water, coffee with friends and browsing shops especially bookstores. I love attending book launches and writers’ festivals.

  1. As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?

I always wanted to be an actress or a singer. I started writing when I was very young and also wanted to keep doing that.

  1. What do you think makes a good story?

I enjoy pace, humour and honesty as well as a good plot twist.

         7. What was one of the most surprising things you learned from writing your book?    

I learned that it doesn’t just flow every day, that creativity comes in bursts. I also learned that slumps can be hard but can be worked through if you have the right people and tools around you.

  1. When did you realise you wanted to be a writer?

From a very young age, but more seriously after attending a writers’ festival in Ubud around four years ago.

  1. How long does it take you write a book?

To do it properly it can take years. I believe at least one year with all of the multitude of edits etc.

  1. Can you share with us what your next book will be about?

My next book is a murder mystery set on the northern beaches.

Books by Millie Jackson

A North Shore Buddhist

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The Top Emerging Published Authors for 2020

Emerging Authors 2020


Meet the amazing emerging published authors for 2020...

J.B May

Hailing from the suburbs of Sydney Australia Jessica grew up in testosterone-fuelled surroundings, overwhelmed with football, fighting and alpha male prowess. To escape the ferociously masculine world her five brothers created around her she turned to the far-off lands of books for salvation.

Author of: Unveiled & Awakened

Jennifer Navin

I have always enjoyed writing and reading the written word. Riding the Rainbow. is my first book. It is written over many years and spans two centuries. With time, there is progress and change but the essence of the message in the book remains unchanged with time and will continue to do so.

There will always be an element of risk in pregnancy and childbirth.

There will always be families who have been affected by the shock of disability.

Author of: Riding the Rainbow

Joesy Knibbs

Joesy is a short story & poetry author who has come from the inner suburbs of Sydney. As a shy city girl, she met a country boy and moved to the north west country town of Gulgong. It was there she learned to manage a pig farm and observed the differences in people and the similarities in animals of all kinds.

Author of: Gerome the Great!

Millie Jackson

Millie Jackson writes novels and short stories that feature an honest exploration of contemporary issues. Whilst she often uses a humorous approach in her writing, she also delves into the difficult topics of addiction, domestic violence, eating disorders and spirituality.

Author of:

The North Shore Buddhist

Sonia Young

Sonia Young grew up on a hobby farm at Vineyard in the Hawkesbury Area of NSW. After getting married she moved to a nearby suburb and raised three children. She discovered the gift of poetry at the age of forty four. Embracing this gift she went on to write over 30 poems. Most of which are contained in this book. Being the first book of poems she has written she hopes it will be well received.

Author of:

My Poetic Journey & Hidden Treasures

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