Category Archives: New Zealand

Double story fun: Radio NZ storytelling

Relax and listen to a story or two. Check out the most recent two episodes of ‘Moon Over Martinborough’ on Radio NZ.

Part 7: CJ wants a pet pig (6:14)
CJ announces that he wants a pet pig, and I absolutely refuse. Of course CJ prattles on about the pig for some time, and I finally give in.

Part 8: Old Man Henry fades (5:20)
Our geriatric rooster starts laying on our hen’s eggs, and I know something’s wrong.

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The making of the book trailer

Moon Over Martinborough by Jared GulianSometimes the right people land on your front door at just the right time. That’s what happened when I was thinking about a book trailer and two fabulous HelpX volunteers  came to stay with us: Emilie and Jeremie.

I didn’t realize right away just how kind the universe was being.

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TVNZ’s Breakfast visits the Moon

Jared Gulian standing in an olive grove“We think we need to fly you to Auckland,” Jennifer said on the phone. She’s my publicist at Random House New Zealand.

“What for?” I asked.

“To be on TVNZ’s Breakfast. They want to talk to you.”

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Tilly Lloyd reviews Moon Over Martinborough

Tilly Lloyd: Image credit CHRIS SKELTON-FairfaxNZ

Image credit: Chris Skelton FairfaxNZ

Tilly Lloyd is the Book Goddess of Unity Books, an award-winning independent bookshop in Wellington and one of my most favorite bookstores on the planet. She reviewed my book on Newstalk ZB the other day. Follow the link  to hear the 5-minute chat.

Newstalk ZB – Tilly Lloyd reviews ‘Moon’

Book launch media roundup

Jared Gulian reading at the Moon Over Martinborough book launchToday is the biggest full moon of 2013 — a Supermoon as it’s called. So I’m publishing a Superpost. I’m listing all the incredible things that have happened since I launched my book with Random House New Zealand on 7 June.

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Will the real ‘Rick’ please stand up?

Olive grove and the far hillsMy publisher was coming to lunch, and I was nervous. She wanted to see the property and meet CJ and me, but she wanted something else as well. She wanted to talk to CJ about changing his name.

What if it all went horribly wrong?

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