First ever YouTube talk out NOW! #singletake

Wow, my first YouTube video is out NOW! Big thanks to the Thomas Keneally Centre at the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts for inviting me to give this YouTube talk about ‘Towards White’ (IFWG, 2017), to Phil for filming, and to Dom at Desire Books in Manly for hosting us. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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‘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 …

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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 …

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