Round and round and up and down we go – the life of a writer. At the moment I seem to be on the way up, understanding full well, that after an “up” there is, more often than not, a “down” but until that moment happens, I’ll enjoy the ride. My most recent news is […]
Now that I’ve settled back in at home I’m asking myself exactly how creative was I during my month in Canberra? Well, let’s see… I polished the text for my next picture book with Walker, due out by Christmas next year (2020). Walker is also considering another picture book at the moment, fingers, toes and […]
If I were a poet I wonder if I could write lots of poems that spread wings and fly Well that’s exactly what one of my poems has done. The very first poem that I wrote specifically for children, If I Were a Giant, has flown the coop and landed not only in […]
So I’m referring to the phenomenon of one closing as another opens hence on the back of a recent rejection I’ve just received the news that The Croc and the Platypus has been shortlisted for the Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards. So I am now, once again, feeling very grateful and humble […]
Today I would like to welcome Lorraine as she launches her brand new poetry collection titled, ‘Celebrating Australia, a year in poetry’. Lorraine is a force to be reckoned with in the world of poetry winning The Prime Minister’s Literary Award for her verse novel, Star Jumps in 2010. This is her third collection of […]
Thought I should mention that these pages aren’t consecutive so while they appear to rhyme with each other, they don’t actually follow each other in the book. . . .