Elizabeth Jane Corbett

About me

When Elizabeth Jane Corbett isn’t writing, she works as a librarian, teaches Welsh and blogs at http:// elizabethjanecorbett.com. She is a reluctant gym member, a lover of red shoes, good coffee, dark chocolate, commuter cycling and, of course, historical fiction. In 2007, an early draft of her historical novel, Chrysalis, was short-listed for a manuscript development award. In 2009, her short story, Beyond the Blackout Curtain, won the Bristol Short Story Prize. More recently, her short story, The Wharfie, received a Highly Commended in the inaugural Boroondara Short Story competition. She has recently completed a complete re-draft her historical novel and is working on final edits prior to submission.

From my website

Researching Stone Promises – a novel from the viewpoint of Marred Glyn Dŵr

There comes a time in every historical fiction project when the writer has to start writing. With Stone Promises (working title only) this has occurred in several phases. My first urge to write came early, when I’d done but a few months of background reading. I wanted to start the…

Grief diary – the importance of activities that bring you joy

Those who have known me for some time will know that I once did a great deal of needlework. Over the last fifteen years, while, juggling study, family, part-time work, and novel writing, my leisure activities have become restricted to reading and writing. All of which, now I’ve had a…

Grief Diary – some more emotionally stunning news involving The Tides Between

You are part of this Facebook group on which you meet a number of Australian Women Writers. Real writers, not one-time-wannabe authors like you. You share the news of your debut novel, The Tides Between, get heaps of support. Meet another author who is also having her debut novel launched.…

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