Media links & guest blogs


Hitting the Heart Note This Holiday Season blog for Get Lost in a Story – 6 December 2017

Blog Blitz  – celebrating the release of Heart Note, November 2017

Romancing The Genres

I’m a regular blogger for this writing blog:



2016: my big arse year of change article on – 29 December 2016

10 Real Answers to the Question: How is the Writing Going? Blog on – 28 December 2016

Interview for Author of the Week – 24 November 2016

Writing to the beat guest post for Author of the Week – 22 November 2016

Books + Publishing AusRom Today award nominees announced – 4 November 2016

Digital First and Beyond guest post at – 9 September 2016

These Bookish Days interview and giveaway – 4 August 2016

Interview with Avril Tremayne on Get Lost in a Story blog – 3 August 2016

Story Behind The Story with Alli Sinclair – 25 July 2016

Taking off as a new author on Amanda Writes blog – 22 July 2016

Interview/guest spot with Jennifer Lynne – 20 July 2016

Tell Us Your Backstory blog at AusRom Today – 18 July 2016

Fun In The Sun or Storm Clouds on the Horizon? MRWG blog – 17 July 2016

Release day blog at Australian Romance Readers Association (ARRA) – 18 July 2016

Your Creative Life podcast interview with Vanessa Carnevale – 12 July 2016

Prepare for take-off – article in Hearts Talk, Romance Writers of Australia newsletter – July 2016 issue (PNG file on my blog page)


Links and resources for aspiring writers and avid readers

HarperCollins UK


Publisher of Cassandra O’Leary’s debut novel, Girl on a Plane.


Romance Writers of Australia 

The Romance Writers of Australia website contains a wealth of information about all things romance in Australia, including links to great authors’ sites, blog posts, contest information and more. It’s one of the largest writers’ organisations in the southern hemisphere! Cassandra is a proud member.



Melbourne Romance Writers Guild

A face-to-face writing and critique group for romance writers in Melbourne, Australia.  Cassandra is a proud member.





Your Creative Life podcast with Vanessa Carnevale 

Interviews with writers, publishers and other creative people.



Smart Bitches, Trashy Books

Get the lowdown on some of the best romance books around with the smart bitches. Their reviews are always great fun.



Writers in the Storm blog

An amazing resource filled with interesting blog posts about all things writing.



Booktopia Blog

Australia’s biggest online bookstore, and a great blog about books, romance, Aussie fiction and more.



Book Riot



The Guardian Books