International Women’s Day: Women Write History

If you love history, historical fiction and writing stories, this International Women’s Day event is for you. This all-day event will focus on the five elements of story, with workshops, discussions and lively chats on the art of writing and telling stories. Refreshments included. Participating authors include: Leah Kaminsky: Eleanor … Read More

KSP Fellowship 2021 (Postponed June 2022)

I am honoured to be the recipient of a place in the KSP Katharine Susannah Prichard 2021 Fellowship program. I’m very much looking forward to spending two weeks in the beautiful WA environs of the Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers’ House, to focus on my work-in-progress. (My residency will now take … Read More

The History Quill Virtual Writers’ Convention 2022

The History Quill will host a five day virtual convention for historical fiction writers on 2–6 February, 2022. Christine will be part of a Panel Discussion and Q&A The Hand That Rocks The Cradle Is The Hand That Rules The World with fellow authors: Wendy Dunn, Glenice Whitting and Kate Murdoch. … Read More

“Early C20th History” Chat Salon with Christine Bell and Kim Kelly – Historical Novel Society Australasia 2021 Virtual Conference

The Early C20th was a period of rapid change extending from the Suffragette Movement, WW1, Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression. Join authors Christine Bell and Kim Kelly to share your favourite pocket of history or ask questions about writing across this period as part of the Historical Novel Society … Read More

Wonthaggi Historical Society

Christine will be the Guest Speaker at the Wonthaggi Historical Society monthly meeting on Thursday 18th March, 2021. Christine will share the influence of her visits to the Society and State Coal Mine Museums, researching her family history, and how she subsequently used the background and setting of Wonthaggi as … Read More

Realm Writers Group

Christine will be sharing her publication journey for No Small Shame with the members of the Realm Writers Group (via Zoom) on Saturday 29 August, 2020.

Final Draft – 2ser

Christine will be interviewed by Andrew Pople from Final Draft 2ser on Saturday 13 June at 10am. (The show will be repeated at 6.30pm on Wednesday 17 Jun.) “Final Draft is a space on the air where big names of arts and culture sit cheek-by-jowl with those just beginning to make … Read More

Research & Writing – Library & Information Week

Creating Authentic Story Settings: Research for Christine Bell’s debut novel took her all the way to Scotland, to her ancestors’ birthplace, down a Lanarkshire coal mine and onto the battlefields of France. Join Christine in this workshop/QandA to discover the wealth of resources writers can draw on to create an … Read More

Book Love Tuesday – Author Chat

Hosted by L.J.M.OWEN, author of the gripping THE GREAT DIVIDE, together we’ll explore new book releases and the stories behind them. Book Love Tuesday takes place in the Facebook event, from 7 pm AEST, under the Discussion tab. Remember to choose ‘Going’, NOT ‘Interested’, to join in the fun. All … Read More

Published or Not … 3CR

Christine will be interviewed on 3CR’s Published or Not program 11.30am on Thursday April 23, 2020.

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