Tag: novels

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 […]

Let Her Go news…

Let Her Go news…

It has been a very long time between blog posts… After publishing both Fractured and Let Her Go in close succession, and working very hard on writing and promoting them for a couple of years, I took a step back from writing. There were lots of reasons […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The end of the edit!

The end of the edit!

A few hours ago, I pressed ‘send’ and emailed the final(ish) edits of my second novel, Let Her Go, to my editor and publisher at Hachette. I’ve been working pretty intensely on them every day for the past two weeks, so I mainly feel relief […]

My second book…

I’m thrilled to announce that today, I have signed a contract with Hachette Australia for my second novel! This novel will be a completely new story, but will continue some of the same themes as Fractured, themes that dominate my life as a mum and […]

Shakespeare and stories

Last weekend, I went to see Bell Shakespeare’s fantastic production of Henry 4. I – like most of us – studied Shakespeare at school, and then later through Open University. I have always really admired his plays, though find them difficult to decipher – the […]