Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you the fabulous Z.R. Southcombe

A really wonderful interview that gets deep into my life & writing influences.

So you want to be a writer?


Born in India and raised in New Zealand, Z.R. Southcombe is the author of the GetAttachmentpicture book What Stars Are Made Of. She is also an accomplished illustrator, a teacher, and a passionate promoter of  the New Zealand arts scene. In preparation for the launch of her new children’s book, The Caretaker of Imagination, Zee Southcombe is busy getting ready for a local book signing event, and also touring the web promoting the book and talking about her life as a writer.  Please give her a warm welcome!

Hi Zee, and welcome to this blog interview. Tell us, what inspired you to write for children?

Books were what inspired me most as a child. Stories like The Chronicles of Narnia, Matilda, and Watership Down made me feel empowered and important – I want my stories to do the same for other children. In fact, after I write a story or create a…

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6 thoughts on “Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you the fabulous Z.R. Southcombe

  1. Congratulations Zee! This is very exciting! I’ve been away from the blogging world for a while so I’m just catching up with reading posts 🙂


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