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“His bed was in the quarter which was once called the Ward for the Criminally Insane …”

  Another excerpt from THE RED DOOR in which we visit the notorious Kirkbride Block at Callan Park Hospital for the Insane.   The insane asylum, located in the grounds of Callan Park, an area on the shores of Iron Cove in the Sydney suburb of Lilyfield in Australia, was used for the housing and treatment of patients from 1878 until 1994. Famous… Read more »

“He’s watching me.”

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Flashing back to 2012, on the day I first walked past that mansion in Glebe, one of the oldest suburbs in Sydney. The magnificent old building riveted and mesmerised me. It was fronted by a brightly painted door, a glossy façade, and I began imagining what the door might mask, what it could have concealed over the last 150 years: nasty, shameful secrets, possibly… Read more »

“ENTER PROPERTY AT OWN RISK”

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Hallå! It’s been a massive month here at Atelier Fedele – between wrangling the naughty nautical and the budding Blanchett (exciting news there, but our lips are zipped for now!), I decided to: Plunge further into my current work-in-progress, here’s a sneak peek:     Launch into a complete read-through and re-edit of the manuscript for book two (exhausting!)  … Read more »

“A dirty book is rarely dusty” – Anon.

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This month, in my last post for 2016, I’m going a bit fangirl over this artist: CINDY LANE. Now, I’m not going to repeat what you’ll find in Cindy’s bio: about her studio in Perth, right beside the Indian Ocean, and her stunning portrayals of beaches and oceans and every living thing. I’m not going to rave about the incredible… Read more »

Another taste of Book Two, Untitled and Unedited

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  A little bit manic here at our own house, with builders and painters and sparkies working furiously away. Trying to look at it as inspiration – fodder, if you will – for Book Two. Here’s another tidbit, lovely readers. Enjoy.   “Lights, Camera, Action   Maurice Ellis was poised at the beginning of the long walkway which ran in… Read more »

A Tidbit From Book Two

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A tidbit for you, lovely readers, from the new book – raw and unedited. “Never again was she able to look at a sparrow in the garden without a faint sickness in her stomach, without remembering the taste of its flesh. It had been a game, she thought at first. A game, involving a cage built of wood from an… Read more »

The Red Door is well and truly launched!

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It happened! And I would like to send big hugs and love to everyone who came along to Gleebooks on Saturday and helped launched the book. Here’s a handful of photos from the day, but there’s heaps more here: Rosa Fedele Author | Artist Page THANK YOU!! I hope you enjoy the book. And I’d love if it you’d go on to review… Read more »

Thank you, lovely readers!

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Only one week in and already so many wonderful words from reviewers on Goodreads, Amazon and The Reading Room! I am overwhelmed and grateful and wanting to give the world a great big hug! I’m well into the second (sequel?) book and this has given me the confidence and extra boost to forge on. Thank you, you lovely readers! I invite… Read more »