Carly Thomas

Carly Thomas' story is based on the truth: she owns Nancy's crazy old house in rural Manawatu, which she inhabits with her three kids, husband and three horses.

Carly Thomas: A Space of My Own

The Writers’ Space

“Sadly, the writing life doesn’t always come equipped with an idyllic woodland cabin in which to pen profound prose. For all the authors profiled below, they figured out how to be massively effective no matter the setting. They did the work.

Carly Thomas: Dirt

I bought an old house and I forgot to look at the piles and scratch my chin whilst gazing sceptically at the roof. I forgot to be shrewd and instead gushed at the heritage dahlias. My old house is a foreign land.