Category Archives: Interviews by me

Georgina Byrne, Farmer: an interview

One of my trusted sources of information is The Conversation. I’ve even been known to make the occasional donation to keep it going. When I’ve read an article, if I have the time, I’ll look at the comments, and perhaps … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

It’s not too late to read and enjoy my interview of Melanie Robertson-King, but it is too late for participating in the draw for winning one of her books. This is to announce that the winner is Marie Lavender. Congratulations, … Continue reading

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You can still win an award-winning book

All you need to do is to visit my interview with Melanie Robertson-King, and comment. You have until next Monday, 15th July to do so. I will use to select one commenter, and Melanie has offered a copy … Continue reading

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Bob Rich interviewing Melanie Robertson-King

Bob I “met” Melanie when she interviewed my friend Joan Y. Edwards. Being cheeky, I asked her to interview me, too. You see, one of my rules is, I can ask anyone anything, as long as I can accept a … Continue reading

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Joey Garcia: a lady who inspires me

If you read this essay, you’ll know why. Or OK, to save you the time, here is a summary: She was born in Belize, a small Caribbean country that used to be a British colony, but she grew up in … Continue reading

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The winner

Joan Edwards won the free book for commenting on my appearance at Melanie Robertson-King’s blog, Celtic Connexions. She chose Striking Back from Down Under, which should give her 26 enjoyable reading sessions. While I am writing to you, do take … Continue reading

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“Write to Influence!” and Open Doors to Opportunity

A guest post on writing by Carla D. Bass, Colonel, USAF (Ret) The Challenge: Every author, fiction or nonfiction, is constrained by two factors: time and space — the reader’s time (measured in seconds) and physical space in which to … Continue reading

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Interview with Keith Manos, winner of my free edit contest

Keith’s book, W is for Wrestling, won my Free Book Edit contest. This involved having two independent judges considering it to be one of the 10 best entries. Then he was required to line up more votes than the other … Continue reading

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The best education: an interview with Jan Trezise

I have previously reviewed From Timor Leste to Australia, which was written by schoolkids, and edited by Jan. It was so inspiring that I invited Jan to have a public chat with me. Jan, you’ve just had a book published, … Continue reading

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Bob Rich interviewing Skye Taylor

Bob Skye, thank you for visiting Bobbing Around for a public chat. During our recent email exchanges, I discovered how similar our thinking is in many ways, despite the differences in our writing. Instead of sending you a list of … Continue reading

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