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More Than Us released in the UK

More Than Us released in the UK

It’s been a long time between posts, mainly because in the time between Let Her Go being released and now, I’ve been working hard to finish my third novel, More Than Us, while working almost full time and trying to manage my family. Somehow, I […]

Writers Ask Writers returns, and celebrating two book releases!

Writers Ask Writers returns, and celebrating two book releases!

It’s been a while since we last posted in our Writers Ask Writers series, but we’re celebrating publications by two of our writing group: Sara Foster’s All That Is Lost Between Us and Natasha Lester’s A Kiss From Mr Fitzgerald. Not only are both of these […]

Publication day for ‘Let Her Go’ in Poland

Publication day for ‘Let Her Go’ in Poland

For any of you in Poland, I’m excited to say that you can now buy the Polish translation of ‘Let Her Go’ from today. The Polish title is ‘Pozwol jej odesjsc’ which I think essentially means the same as the English title! I love the […]

Fractured in Turkey

Fractured in Turkey

It’s been a long time between posts. There have been a few reasons for that, mainly because not much has been going on with my writing! It’s been a busy year for me personally and professionally, and I’ve been back at work as well as trying […]

Publication day for ‘Pęknięte odbicie’ in Poland

Publication day for ‘Pęknięte odbicie’ in Poland

Today is publication day for Fractured in Poland, where its called Pęknięte odbicie. Google translate tells me this means ‘cracked mirror’ but my Polish contacts tell me it’s closer to ‘Fractured’ than that clumsy translation. I have used Google translate to interpret some information on Polish websites, and it also […]

Perth Writers Festival 2015

Perth Writers Festival 2015

Last night, I went to the launch of the 2015 Perth Writers Festival programme at the beautiful University of Western Australia. There are so many exciting writers taking part this year, and I’m particularly looking forward to seeing Liane Moriarty, Hilary Mantel and Elizabeth Gilbert, […]

Tutoring Year of The Novel Online

Tutoring Year of The Novel Online

Are you ready to start writing a novel, but aren’t sure where to start? The next Queensland Writers Centre’s Year of the Novel Online course (written by Kim Wilkins and presented by Hachette Australia) starts soon, and I’m thrilled to be tutoring it! Back in 2009, […]

On being shortlisted for the WA Premier’s Book Awards…

On being shortlisted for the WA Premier’s Book Awards…

On Monday night, I went to the beautiful Western Australian Museum for the awards ceremony of the Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards – where Fractured was shortlisted in the category of ’emerging writers’. I didn’t win (as expected) but was happy to see my friend, […]

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 […]