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Writers ask writers: Writing in the digital age

Writers ask writers: Writing in the digital age

To celebrate the launch of Annabel Smith’s new novel, The Ark, our writing group is discussing the issue of writing in the digital age. Also, we warmly welcome a new writer to our group – Yvette Walker, author of Letters To The End of Love, which […]

Good Weekend magazine: ‘Another Woman’s Child’

Good Weekend magazine: ‘Another Woman’s Child’

  It was lovely to wake up here in Geraldton today (I’m still at the Big Sky festival), preparing to talk about Let Her Go, and see that an article I wrote about surrogacy is the cover story of Good Weekend magazine. If you’re on […]

Abrolhos, Big Sky and some book recommendations

Abrolhos, Big Sky and some book recommendations

I’ve been quiet here recently, though anything but quiet in the real world! On Wednesday, I’m flying up to Geraldton (in Western Australia) for the Big Sky Readers and Writers festival. I’m very excited about the festival – the organisers have planned it so well, and […]

Geraldton’s Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival

Geraldton’s Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival

I’m thrilled to have been asked to be a guest at the 2014 Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival in Geraldton, Western Australia from 12-14 September 2014. Other guests include Tim Ferguson, Ashley Hay, Liz Byrski, Isobelle Carmody, Sarah Drummond (who is shortlisted along with […]

Fractured is shortlisted for the 2014 WA Premier’s Literary Award!

Fractured is shortlisted for the 2014 WA Premier’s Literary Award!

I am excited to announce that Fractured, my first novel, has just been shortlisted in the WA Premier’s Book Awards! I’m been shortlisted in the emerging writers category, alongside my friend and local bookseller Yvette Walker (Letters To The End Of Love), Sarah Drummond (Salt Story) […]

Setting the scenes for Let Her Go

Setting the scenes for Let Her Go

Writing Let Her Go was a different experience to writing Fractured. Those of you who have read my first novel will know that it was set in Sydney, a city where I lived for eight years, but in a way, the setting was secondary to the story, that […]

Let Her Go publication day!

Let Her Go publication day!

  Finally, the publication day of Let Her Go has arrived – my second novel is now on the shelves (in Australia) and the virtual shelves for international e-book readers. Hurrah! It’s a normal day for me though: taking two children to school, and one to […]

Fractured e-book on sale!

Fractured e-book on sale!

How exciting – for the next few weeks, in the lead up to the publication of Let Her Go on 24th June, the e-book of Fractured is available for only AUS$4.99 – bargain! Even better, the ebook also now contains a sneak peek of the […]

Let Her Go book launch time!

I’m so excited that finally, it’s almost time for my second novel, Let Her Go to hit the shelves. The publication date is 24th June, but of course you can pre-order the book now from your local bookshop. I’m having a little gathering to celebrate the […]

It’s writers’ festival time!

  I love literary festivals. I was lucky enough last year to be invited to talk about Fractured at a few festivals around Australia: Perth, Margaret River, Sydney and Brisbane. For me, it’s the ultimate weekend: days to immerse myself in hearing and talking about books, […]