Events

Want to come and meet me? Here’s a list of events I’ll be attending over the next few months – either for fun, to talk about my writing, or to teach others what I know. You’re welcome to join me!

Why not arrange an event of your own? Just get in touch to arrange a talk, either in person or over Skype.

–2017–

21 & 28 November 2017

6pm-8pm Mosman Community College, Mosman High School, Sydney – teaching my ‘Creative Writing Essentials’ workshop. Modern writing tools every writer should know! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

14 November 2017

6pm-8pm Mosman Community College, Gladstone Annex, Sydney – teaching my ‘Blogging Bootcamp’ workshop. Whether you’re thinking of developing a personal blog, business blog, or a blog that simply represents your point of view, you’ll leave this seminar armed with enough knowledge and tips to get started straight away! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

5 & 12 November 2017

9.30am-12.30pm Mosman Community College, Mosman High School, Sydney – teaching ‘Writing Science Fiction & Fantasy‘. Two transformative workshops that will awaken and invigorate your imagination! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

28 October 2017

9am-3pm Mosman Community College, Gladstone Annex, Sydney – teaching my Turning Life Into Fiction writing class for those who have led an interesting life and want to use it as inspiration for a good book. Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

13-15 October 2017

Three days at Rafferty’s Resort in Lake Macquarie, NSW – appearing at the Northern Beaches Writers’ Group annual writing retreat.

29 September – 2 October 2017

Four full days in Canberra – appearing at Conflux 13

23 September 2017

1pm-3.30pm Manly Library, Sydney – FREE for young writers only, I am supporting the Manly Arts Festival by teaching my Make Talk Matter: Dialogue Masterclass. Call the library to book: 02 9976 1720.

13 September 2017

5pm-8.30pm Mosman Community College, Gladstone Annex, Sydney – teaching ‘How to Self-Publish a Book’. If you’re interested in self-publishing but don’t know where to start – this course is for you! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

10 September 2017

9am-3pm Mosman Community College, Mosman High School, Sydney – teaching my ‘Creative Writing Essentials’ workshop. Modern writing tools every writer should know! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

4 September 2017

6.30-9pm Mosman Library, 605 Military Rd, Sydney – teaching my ‘Creative Writing Essentials’ workshop. Just call the library to book: 02 9978 4091.

30 August 2017

5pm-8.30pm Mosman Community College, Gladstone Annex, Sydney – teaching ‘How to Self-Publish a Book’. If you’re interested in self-publishing but don’t know where to start – this course is for you! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

23 August 2017

5pm-7.30pm Mosman Community College, Gladstone Annex, Sydney – teaching my ‘Blogging Bootcamp’ workshop. Whether you’re thinking of developing a personal blog, business blog, or a blog that simply represents your point of view, you’ll leave this seminar armed with enough knowledge and tips to get started straight away! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

8 & 15 August 2017

5pm-8pm Mosman Community College, Gladstone Annex, Sydney – teaching my Turning Life Into Fiction writing class for those who have led an interesting life and want to use it as inspiration for a good book. Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

13 July 2017

9am-3pm Mosman Community College, Gladstone Annex, Sydney – teaching my Write Your Own Book writing class for young writers aged 10-16yrs. Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

12 July 2017

11am-12.30pm Glen Street Library – teaching Problems in Wonderland to lower primary students to prepare them for the Warringah Young Writers’ Competition.

1.30pm-3pm Glen Street Library – teaching Upper Primary Focus to prepare keen writers for the Warringah Young Writers’ Competition.

11 July 2017

11am-12.30pm Warringah Mall Library, Brookvale NSW 2100 – teaching Problems in Wonderland to lower primary students to prepare them for the Warringah Young Writers’ Competition.

1.30pm-4.30pm Warringah Mall Library, Brookvale NSW 2100 – teaching High School Focus to prepare keen writers for the Warringah Young Writers’ Competition.

6 July 2017

9am-3pm Mosman Community College, Gladstone Annex, Sydney – teaching my Writing Technique Development Day class for young writers aged 10-16yrs. Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

5 July 2017

11am-12.30pm Forestville Library, 6 Darley St, Forestville NSW 2087 – teaching Problems in Wonderland to lower primary students to prepare them for the Warringah Young Writers’ Competition.

1.30pm-3pm Forestville Library, 6 Darley St, Forestville NSW 2087 – teaching Upper Primary Focus to prepare keen writers for the Warringah Young Writers’ Competition.

4 July 2017

11am-12.30pm Dee Why Library, 725 Pittwater Rd, Dee Why NSW 2099 – teaching Upper Primary Focus to prepare keen writers for the Warringah Young Writers’ Competition.

1.30pm-4.30pm Dee Why Library, 725 Pittwater Rd, Dee Why NSW 2099 – teaching High School Focus to prepare keen writers for the Warringah Young Writers’ Competition.

19 & 26 June 2017

5pm-8pm Mosman Community College, Mosman High School, Sydney – teaching ‘Writing Science Fiction & Fantasy‘. Two transformative workshops that will awaken and invigorate your imagination! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

28 May 2017

9am-3pm Mosman Community College, Mosman High School, Sydney – teaching my ‘Creative Writing Essentials’ workshop. Modern writing tools every writer should know! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

10 May 2017

5pm-7.30pm Mosman Community College, Gladstone Annex, Sydney – teaching my ‘Blogging Bootcamp’ workshop. Whether you’re thinking of developing a personal blog, business blog, or a blog that simply represents your point of view, you’ll leave this seminar armed with enough knowledge and tips to get started straight away! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

12 April 2017

9am-3pm Mosman Community College, Gladstone Annex, Sydney – teaching my Writing Technique Development Day class for young writers aged 10-16yrs. Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

10 April 2017

9am-3pm Mosman Community College, Gladstone Annex, Sydney – teaching my Write Your Own Book writing class for young writers aged 10-16yrs. Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

5 April 2017

6pm-8pm Mosman Community College, Mosman High School, Sydney – teaching ‘The Year Your Book Gets Written’. This year-long course will lead you through the planning, writing and development of a full-length manuscript. Challenge yourself and make this the year you finally write your book! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

2 April 2017

9.15am-12.45pm Mosman Community College, Gladstone Annex, Sydney – teaching ‘How to Self-Publish a Book’. If you’re interested in self-publishing but don’t know where to start – this course is for you! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

1pm-3pm Mosman Community College, Gladstone Annex, Sydney – teaching ‘Stories Are About Change’. Discover how theme, conflict and character can all benefit from a structural review! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

19 March 2017

9am-3pm Mosman Community College, Mosman High School, Sydney – teaching my ‘Creative Writing Essentials’ workshop. Modern writing tools every writer should know! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

14 March 2017

9.30am-12.30pm Warringah Mall Library, Brookvale NSW 2100 – teaching ‘Introduction to Creative Writing‘ for the Seniors Festival 2017. Book here.

4 March 2017

12pm-2.30pm Mosman Community College, Gladstone Annex, Sydney – teaching my ‘Blogging Bootcamp’ workshop. Whether you’re thinking of developing a personal blog, business blog, or a blog that simply represents your point of view, you’ll leave this seminar armed with enough knowledge and tips to get started straight away! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000

21 February 2017

6pm-8pm Mosman Community College, Mosman High School, Sydney – teaching ‘The Year Your Book Gets Written’. This year-long course will lead you through the planning, writing and development of a full-length manuscript. Challenge yourself and make this the year you finally write your book! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

–2016–

8 December 2016

3.30-7.30pm Blackmores Christmas Twilight Charity Market, Blackmores Campus, 20 Jubilee Ave, Sydney – this event is designed to give back to communities in need in Australia, and I will be selling books on behalf of the Northern Beaches Writers’ Group to raise money as always for The Kids’ Cancer Project. Come along! I’ll be happy to talk to you about all things writing… as long as you buy a book! There will also be Santa photos, FREE kids face painting, holiday crafts, yoga classes for kids and adults, Christmas carols and much more.

26 November 2016

10am-4pm Northern Beaches Community College, Narrabeen Campus, Sydney – teaching ‘Get a Professional Critique of Your Creative Writing’. Just call the college to book: 02 9970 1000

19 November 2016

Adelaide SA (Shakespeare’s Bookshop) – You’re invited to the Adelaide launch of my joint alter ego, Z.F. Kingbolt! I created the identity of Z.F. Kingbolt with a bunch of writer friends specifically to engage readers between 8-14yrs and Into Tordon is the result. Come and celebrate this release by MidnightSun Publishing! More details to come!

18 November 2016

6.30m-7.30pm Sunkissed Bar & Grill, Level 1, 49-53 N Steyne Manly NSW – You’re invited to the launch of the Northern Beaches Writers’ Group short story anthology ‘A Fearsome Engine‘. Come and explore the relationship between humans and technology in this awesome anthology, including a story by me! More details to come!

13 November 2016

9am-3pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching my ‘Creative Writing Day’ workshop. Modern writing tools every writer should know! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

22 October 2016

9.30am-1pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching ‘How to Self-Publish a Book’. If you’re interested in self-publishing but don’t know where to start – this course is for you! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

1.30pm-3.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching ‘Stories Are About Change’. Discover how theme, conflict and character can all benefit from a structural review! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

4pm-5pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching ‘Author Promotion & Marketing’. Whether you’ve written an ebook or a printed book, you need to let people know about it. Find out how in this course! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

21 October 2016

6pm Berkelouw Books, Balgowlah NSW – You’re invited to the Sydney launch of my joint alter ego, Z.F. Kingbolt! I created the identity of Z.F. Kingbolt with a bunch of writer friends specifically to engage readers between 8-14yrs and Into Tordon is the result. Come and celebrate this release by MidnightSun Publishing! More details here.

15 October 2016

11am-1.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching my ‘Blogging Bootcamp’ workshop. Whether you’re thinking of developing a personal blog, business blog, or a blog that simply represents your point of view, you’ll leave this seminar armed with enough knowledge and tips to get started straight away! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

2pm-4.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching ‘Introduction to Social Media’. Don’t get left behind, get involved! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

9 October 2016

12.30-1.30pm Book Expo Australia, The Pavilion, Rosehill Racecourse, James Ruse Drive, Rosehill NSW – appearing at Book Expo, where books come alive! This is a dedicated (and ticketed) event for the reading public to engage with authors and publishers. During this particular hour, I will be on a panel talking about collaborative writing.

28 September 2016

10am-1pm Manly Library, Manly NSW – FREE author appearance for young writers only, supporting the Manly Arts Festival by teaching my Vividness & Voice workshop.

17 September 2016

10am-4pm Northern Beaches Community College, Narrabeen Campus, Sydney – teaching ‘Get a Professional Critique of Your Creative Writing’. Just call the college to book: 02 9970 1000

11 September 2016

9am-3pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching my ‘Creative Writing Toolkit’ workshop. Modern writing tools every writer should know! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

31 August 2016

6.30pm Youth Awards in Literature Award Ceremony, Barry O’Keefe Library, 605 Military Rd, Mosman Sydney – presenting the winning entries of the Mosman Youth Awards in Literature 2016.

27 August 2016

9.30am-1pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching ‘How to Self-Publish a Book’. If you’re interested in self-publishing but don’t know where to start – this course is for you! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

1.30pm-3.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching ‘Smart Short Story Structure For Meaningful Stories’. Explore the short form from a structural perspective, examining how theme, conflict and character can make your story shine! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

4pm-5pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching ‘Author Promotion & Marketing’. Whether you’ve written an ebook or a printed book, you need to let people know about it. Find out how in this course! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

20 August 2016

11am-1.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching ‘What’s Social Media & How Can I Use It?’. Don’t get left behind, get involved! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

2pm-4.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching my ‘Blogging Bootcamp’ workshop. Attract a regular audience, learn about googlebots, SEO, content generation and more! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

5-7 August 2016

Three days at Rafferty’s Resort in Lake Macquarie, NSW – appearing at the Northern Beaches Writers’ Group inaugural writing retreat.

30-31 July 2016

10am-4pm BezerkaCon 2, Balmain, Sydney – appearing on panels and judging the BezerkaCon short story competition.

29 July 2016

9.30am Manly West Public School, Griffiths St, Balgowlah Sydney – presenting the winning entries of the Manly West Public School short story competition.

23 July 2016

8am-8pm NBWG Write-a-Book-in-a-Day attempt – the Northern Beaches Writers’ Group is taking the WABIAD challenge to raise money for The Kids Cancer Project at Westmead Children’s Hospital. Please support us – donate via the links here!

26 June 2016

9am-3pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching my ‘Creative Writing Toolkit’ workshop. Modern writing tools every writer should know! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

18 & 25 June 2016

1.30pm-4.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching ‘Write Your Life Story’. What story could be more important than the story of your life? Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

11 June 2016

3pm Manly Library, Manly NSW – You’re invited to the launch of my co-authored ‘middle grade’ fiction for 8-14yr olds “Rider & the Hummingbird“!

4 June 2016

1pm-4.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching ‘How to Self-Publish a Book’. If you’re interested in self-publishing but don’t know where to start – this course is for you! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

24 May 2016

4pm-6.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching ‘Social Media for Seniors’. Don’t get left behind, get involved! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

21 May 2016

10am-4pm Northern Beaches Community College, Brookvale Campus, Sydney – teaching ‘Get a Professional Critique of Your Creative Writing’. Just call the college to book: 02 9970 1000

17 May 2016

5pm-7.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching ‘Social Media for Business’. Do you have a business venture that might benefit from a social media platform? Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

10 May 2016

5pm-7.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching my ‘Blogging Bootcamp’ workshop. Attract a regular audience, learn about googlebots, SEO, content generation and more! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

19 March 2016

10am-12.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching ‘Social Media for Seniors’. Don’t get left behind, get involved! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

1pm-3.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching my ‘Blogging Bootcamp’ workshop. Attract a regular audience, learn about googlebots, SEO, content generation and more! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

5 March 2016

10am-12.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching ‘Social Media for Business’. Do you have a business venture that might benefit from a social media platform? Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

28 February 2016

9am-3pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching my ‘Creative Writing Toolkit’ workshop. Modern writing tools every writer should know! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

27 February 2016

9am-11.30am Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching ‘How to Self-Publish a Book’. If you’re interested in self-publishing but don’t know where to start – this course is for you! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

12noon-2.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching my ‘Blogging Bootcamp’ workshop. Attract a regular audience, learn about googlebots, SEO, content generation and more! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

9 February 2016

6pm-8pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching ‘The Year Your Book Gets Written’. This year-long course will lead you through the task of planning, writing and developing a full-length manuscript. Challenge yourself and make this the year you finally write your book! Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

–2015–

24 October 2015

9am-11.30am Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching a Blogging Bootcamp workshop. Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

12noon-5.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Know Your Writing Strengths workshop. Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

18 October 2015

10am-4pm Book Expo Australia, Exhibition Hall 5, Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park – appearing at Book Expo, where books come alive! This is a dedicated (and ticketed) event for the reading public to engage with authors and publishers. Check out the program here!

17 October 2015

10am-4pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Creative Writing Bootcamp workshop. Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

27 September 2015

10am-4pm Writers in the Park, Centennial Park, Sydney – appearing at a FREE festival for authors and readers in the beautiful Centennial parklands. Come along, entry is free!

22 September 2015

10am-4pm Manly Library, Manly, Sydney – leading a FREE writing workshop for young writers in celebration of the Manly Arts Festival 2015.

5 September 2015

12noon-2pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – appearing at a FREE open day. Find out what I do at our local community college and what courses I’ll be offering in term 4 of 2015.

26 August 2015

4pm-5pm Celebrating Book Week 2015, I will be appearing at Manly Library to talk about Scribbles in the Dark and A Dolphin for Naia. Prizes. Cookies. Books. What more could you want?

22 August 2015

10am-12noon Belrose Country Club, Sydney – teaching a creative writing class.

15 August 2015

8am-8pm NBWG Write-a-Book-in-a-Day attempt – the Northern Beaches Writers’ Group is taking the WABIAD challenge to raise money for The Kids Cancer Project at Westmead Children’s Hospital. Please support us – donate via the links here!

5 August 2015

9.30am-11.30am Manly Vale Public School, Many Vale, Sydney – teaching Problems In Wonderland: Stories That Matter workshop for kids.

26 July 2015

10am-12.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching How to Get Social Media Working for You workshop. Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

1pm-3.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching a Blogging Bootcamp workshop. Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

25 July 2015

10am-4pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Creative Writing Bootcamp workshop. Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

23 May 2015

10am-12noon Belrose Country Club, Sydney – teaching a creative writing class.

3 May 2015

10am-4pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Creative Writing for a Modern Audience workshop. Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

2 May 2015

10am-12.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Discovering the Online World workshop. Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

1pm-3.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching a Blogging Bootcamp workshop. Just call the college to book: 02 9968 4000.

17 April 2015

10am-4pm Manly Library, Manly, Sydney – leading a FREE writing workshop for young writers in celebration of National Youth Week 2015.

21 March 2015

10am-12noon Belrose Country Club, Sydney – teaching a creative writing class.

12 March 2015

12.15pm-2pm State Library of NSW, Sydney – teaching a literary workshop for the Society of Women Writers NSW, preceded by a literary morning tea at 10.15am.

8 March 2015

11.15am-12.30am Stanton Library, 234 Miller Street, North Sydney – guest speaker for Write Publish Grow.

7 March 2015

10am-12.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Social Media Bootcamp workshop. Click on the link to book, or just call the college on: 02 9968 4000.

1pm-3.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching a Blogging Bootcamp workshop. Click on the link to book, or just call the college on: 02 9968 4000.

28 February 2015

10am-4pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Creative Writing Bootcamp workshop. Click on the link to book, or just call the college on: 02 9968 4000.

11 February 2015 -> moved to 12 March

10am-11.45am Dixson Room, State Library of NSW, Sydney – teaching a literary workshop for the Society of Women Writers NSW.

–2014–

29 November 2014

4pm-5pm Dymocks Bookstore, Warringah Mall, Sydney – celebrating the launch of my two co-authored award-winning teen fiction books “Scribbles in the Dark” and “A Dolphin for Naia”. To attend, please get in touch!

22 November 2014

10am-12.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching How to Make Social Media Work for You workshop. Click on the link to book, or just call the college on: 02 9968 4000.

1pm-3.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching a Blogging for Connection workshop. Click on the link to book, or just call the college on: 02 9968 4000.

15 November 2014

10am-4pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Creative Writing Bootcamp workshop. Click on the link to book, or just call the college on: 02 9968 4000.

4 October 2014

11am-2pm Ettalong Writers Group, Central Coast NSW – teaching Vividness & Voice + Social Media for Writers.

3 October 2014

10am-11.30am NSW Writers’ Centre, Rozelle, Sydney – guest speaker for the First Friday Club, a FREE and exclusive event for members. I will be joining the club for a group conversation about writing.

24 September 2014

10am-4pm Manly Library, Manly, Sydney – leading a FREE writing workshop for teens.

20 September 2014

10am-3pm Online Writing Workshop – teaching Know Yourself as a Writer workshop online. For more information, contact me directly. You just need a computer with a decent internet connection!

23 August 2014

10am-12.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching How to Make Social Media Work for You workshop. See here to book, or just call the college: 02 9968 4000.

1pm-3.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Blogging for Connection workshop. See here to book, or just call the college: 02 9968 4000.

17 August 2014

8am-8pm NBWG Write-a-Book-in-a-Day attempt – the Northern Beaches Writers’ Group is taking the WABIAD challenge to raise money for The Kids Cancer Project at Westmead Children’s Hospital. Please support us – donate via the links here!

16 August 2014

2.30pm-4pm Forestville FAW, Forest Community Arts Centre, Darley Street, Forestville – teaching Vividness & Voice workshop. No need to book, just come along!

10 August 2014

9.30am-3pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Writing Safari: The Big 5! workshop. See here to book, or just call the college: 02 9968 4000.

7 June 2014

9.30am-3pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Writing Safari: The Big 5! workshop. See here to book, or just call the college: 02 9968 4000.

31 May 2014

10am-12.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching How to Make Social Media Work for You workshop. See here to book, or just call the college: 02 9968 4000.

1pm-3.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Blogging for Connection workshop. See here to book, or just call the college: 02 9968 4000.

3 May 2014

11am-12noon New England Writers’ Centre, Armidale NSW – teaching a one-hour Blogging for Writers workshop as part of the Creative Writing Online project. Details here!

8 April 2014

7pm-9.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Introduction to Social Media workshop. See here to book, or just call the college: 02 9968 4000.

29 March 2014

10am-3.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching How to Know Yourself as a Writer workshop. See here to book, or just call the college: 02 9968 4000.

14 January 2014

7pm-9.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Introduction to Social Media workshop. See here to book, or just call the college: 02 9968 4000.

11 January 2014

10am-3.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Writing Safari: The Big 5! workshop. Places are really limited for this one, so book quickly to avoid disappointment! To book go here, or just call the college: 02 9968 4000.

–2013–

13 December 2013

5pm-8pm NSW Writers’ Centre, Rozelle, Sydney – attending Christmas party (event for NSW Writers’ Centre members only).

10 December 2013

6pm Galaxy Bookshop, 131 York Street, Sydney – launching Patty Jansen’s sci-fi novel “Ambassador”.

30 November 2013

10am-12.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Introduction to Social Media workshop (this has sold out every term to date!). See here to book, or just call the college: 02 9968 4000.

1pm-2pm Society for Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators, The Hughenden Boutique Hotel, Woollahra – appearing, shopping for books & eating a sausage sandwich!

24 November 2013

1pm-2pm NSW Writers’ Centre, Rozelle, Sydney – teaching about marketing & promotion as part of @WritingNSW’s DIY Digital Seminar. Come along!

23 November 2013

10am-3.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Writing Safari: The Big 5! workshop. Places are really limited for this one, so book quickly to avoid disappointment! To book go here, or just call the college: 02 9968 4000.

11 November 2013

9.30am-11.00am Manly Vale Public School, Many Vale, Sydney – teaching Problems In Wonderland: Stories That Matter workshop for kids.

7 November 2013

10am-11.30am Garden Amphitheatre, Westmead Children’s Hospital, Sydney – receiving awards for Best Book, Best Illustrations & Most Sponsorship Raised for the 2013 Write-a-Book-in-a-Day challenge.

7 September 2013

10am-3.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Writing Safari: The Big 5! workshop. See here to book, or just call the college: 02 9968 4000. Want to see a movie about the course? Just click here!

3 September 2013

7pm-9.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Introduction to Social Media workshop. See here to book, or just call the college: 02 9968 4000. Want to see a movie about the course? Just click here!

21 June 2013

9.30am-11.00am Manly Vale Public School, Many Vale, Sydney – teaching Problems In Wonderland: Stories That Matter workshop for kids.

13 June 2013

7pm Books Kinokuniya, The Galleries, Level 2, 500 George Street (opposite QVB), Sydney – appearing at the NSW Writers’ Centre program launch. Come and hear me trying to mash together social media and fairytales! Just contact the NSW Writers’ Centre if you’d like to come along (for numbers).

7 June 2013

9.45am-10.45am Manly Vale Public School, Many Vale, Sydney – teaching Problems In Wonderland: Stories That Matter workshop for kids.

4 June 2013

7pm-9.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Introduction to Social Media workshop. SOLD OUT!! (But the workshop will be run again on 7th September, see above.)

18 May 2013

7.30pm-9.45pm Independent Theatre, North Sydney – attending 18th Annual Aurealis Awards.

1 May 2013

6.30pm-9.30pm NSW Writers’ Centre, Rozelle, Sydney – teaching Social Media for Writers seminar.

25-28 April 2013

Four full days at Rydges Capital Hill in Barton, Canberra – appearing at Conflux 9 / Natcon Speculative Fiction Festival

  • Friday 9am-11am: teaching social media for writers workshop.
  • Friday 11am: readings from my latest award-winning work.
  • Friday 11.30am: author signing.
  • Saturday 10.00am-10.55am: appearing on “Writing Communities” panel.
  • Sunday 3.30pm-4.25pm: appearing on “Elegant Promotion” panel.

10 April 2013

10am-11.45am Dixson Room, State Library of NSW, Sydney – teaching a literary workshop for the Society of Women Writers NSW.

16 March 2013

10am-6pm NSW Writers’ Centre, Rozelle, Sydney – attending 2013 Speculative Fiction Festival.

15 March 2013

6.30pm Le Kiosk, Manly, Sydney – attending launch of Kate Forsyth’s novel The Wild Girl.

20 February 2013

10am-12.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Practical Social Media workshop.

16 February 2013

10am-12.pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Advanced Creative Writing course.

12 February 2013

7pm-9.30pm Mosman Community College, Spit Junction, Sydney – teaching Introduction to Social Media workshop.

3 February 2013

4pm-6pm Glebe Books, Rozelle, Sydney – attending launch of Susanna Freymark’s novel Losing February.

–2012–

21 November 2012

6.30pm-8pm Don Bank Museum, North Sydney – attending Imagined Worlds, speculative fiction discussion.

4 November 2012

One full day at Rydges Parramatta, Rosehill, Sydney – attending Genrecon, genre fiction convention, as well as cocktail party.

3 November 2012

3.10pm-4pm NSW Writers’ Centre, Rozelle, Sydney – teaching creative writing bootcamp, Emerging Writers Festival.

27 October 2012

One full day at the University of Technology, Sydney – appearing 2012 Unicon Freecon. 1.30pm-2.15pm: author reading. 2.30pm-3.15pm: appearing on “There’s more to life than writing SF&F” panel. 3.30pm-4.14pm: teaching workshop.

8 September 2012

2pm-4pm Warringah Mall Library – appearing at the Fellowship of Australian Writers Manly & Peninsula short story competition Awards Night: my story The Something Said just won first place… for the third year in a row!

25 August 2012

One full day at the 53rd Annual Burraga Sheep Show and Country Fair, Burraga, NSW – appearing at the Awards Ceremony: my story A Knight Answers just won first place… for the second year in a row!

12 August 2012

10am-11am on Radio Northern Beaches – being interviewed on the radio about my writing.

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