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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‘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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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, …

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#Conflux13 – recounting a weekend of speculative fiction @conflux_sfcon

Every time I attend Conflux, Canberra’s annual speculative fiction convention, it’s different. The uniting theme is of course different and exciting (this year it was ‘Grimm Tales’), as are the guests of honour (this year we had Ellen Datlow, Angela Slatter, Meri Amber and as MC Kaaron Warren – all …

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Happy Release Day #TowardsWhite! Thank you @IFWGAustralia!

Today is the day, and I’m absolutely petrified/ so excited that ‘Towards White’ is finally released into the world! Readers might find/ There are so many reasons to read this book! Science Fiction It’s got a big idea at its heart that attempts to/ finally answers the oldest question of them …

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