Swings and roundabouts…

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 […]

Second book syndrome

How many of us, after publishing our first book, felt, after more than enough rejections, that that was it? Well I certainly did. I comforted myself with talk such as – oh well, that was nice while it lasted, at least I got one book published, at least this, at least that……But if I’m honest, […]

The Croc and the Platypus – an update

So lots has happened since I blogged last and I’m very pleased to be able to inform you that not only is my book featuring at the SCBWI conference in Sydney this July but it also comes along with its very own plush Croc! Honestly I think I’m still spinning – a plush Croc for […]

The Sydney SCBWI conference – July 2014

    Oh my goodness how excited am I? . VERY, VERY BLOOMING EXCITED!   That’s how excited I am and I’m going to tell you why. . Next July at the Sydney SCBWI conference I will be appearing on a panel along with the Managing Director, Publisher, Marketing and Publicity Manager of Walker Books […]