Me talking to The Book Podcast & Booklovers!

Well, hello 2018, and what a wonderful way to start the year: an interview on The Book Podcast and giving an author talk! The Book Podcast The Book Podcast aims to celebrate Australian women’s writing and champion cultural change. In each episode, interviewer-extraordinaire Rosemary Puddy talks to an Australian woman writer about …

Continue reading

How I Keep Myself (and others) Inspired

Wow, what a ride of a year! I’ve had lots of ups, and lots of downs. I always try to focus on the ups, however, not the downs, in an attempt to continually inspire myself (and others), rather than drag myself (and others) down. So at this very self-reflective time …

Continue reading

On Dreaming Big AND Dreaming Small

Yay, we’re seeing Star Wars tonight! We’re fans of the franchise, so my family and I often dress up for new releases. In the past I’ve turned a long white summer dress inside-out to resemble Princess Leia and swirled my hair into buns. For The Force Awakens, my daughter dressed …

Continue reading

What did you want to be?

When I was a child, I never really knew what I wanted to be once I was grown up, there was no particular job I wanted, didn’t think too much about it. However, now I look back, there were signs… When I was a young reader, I loved the ‘Little …

Continue reading

‘Heard’ by @ZenaShapter, #Free #Story for #Halloween #FlashFiction

A crunch. Jules definitely heard a crunch. The air was chilled, and it moved, whooshing around and around. Had she left the ceiling fan on last night? Had Dave switched it on? She rolled over to drape her arm around him, but instead of his warm body her hand touched …

Continue reading

Readers are reading #TowardsWhite – squee!

Hooray, readers are talking about Towards White – every author’s dream come true! Book Pics Thank you to these amazing readers who have sent me pics of them reading Towards White – I love these!!! Send me more!! Reviews Readers have also been kind enough to review Towards White to …

Continue reading

Towards White Launched in Sydney!

I’m still taking it all in, but on Thursday night Towards White was launched by the amazing Joanne Anderton in Sydney. The biggest battle was getting my 12 year old son to wear jeans, not shorts, but after that everything went really well. The bookshop, Harry Hartog in Warringah Mall, …

Continue reading