Faye Hall spent her early years listening to stories about the families – including her own – who settled townships in and around her hometown in North Queensland, Australia. The local townspeople, including her own parents, told her stories of corruption and slavery, along with family secrets and forbidden love.
Desperate to remember what she’d been told, along with her already growing love of writing, Faye began to write about the history of her local area. Never could she have imagined the history of her small home town in Australia would become a growing list of published books.
Faye’s passionate stories combine controversial subjects and provocative encounters as her characters struggle to survive the lifestyle in early rural townships throughout Australia. She explores slavery and abortion, drug addiction and murder, as well as forbidden love and passionate affairs of the heart.
When she’d not writing, Faye enjoys sharing a bottle of wine with her husband in their ever-growing garden, and encouraging the varied interests of their combined family of nine children.
Explore the world of Faye Hall, Australian Historical Romance Author at her website.
What inspires you to write?
I get most of my inspiration from being able to use much of my own family history in the characters and stories I create. It's like being able to make my ancestors come back to life.
Tell us about your writing process.
I try to start with a rough plan of the direction I'd like the story to go, but once I start writing it's very much up to the characters where they decide to take the plot.
For Fiction Writers: Do you listen (or talk to) to your characters?
I do! I ask them often what they think they are doing or what they would do next.
Who are your favorite authors?
I love all the Amanda Quick books, but then I also enjoy To Kill a Mockingbird and Agatha Christie novels.
How did you decide how to publish your books?
I'm traditionally published because I feel confident in the editing process that is provided with such a choice.
What do you think about the future of book publishing?
We live in a world where anyone can publish a book now. It's quite scary and sad. It's no longer something special to say you've had a book published.
What genres do you write?
Historical Romance, Australian Romance
What formats are your books in?
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