Today I’m delighted to introduce you to Penelope Janu. Penelope lives on the coast in northern Sydney with her six children (rapidly growing up) and her distracting husband. She enjoys exploring the Australian countryside, but isn’t always good company because she writes stories in her head as she walks. A lawyer for many years, she … More Behind the Story: Penelope Janu
I’m super happy to tell you that I’m on a podcast created by the wonderful Mel from Writer on the Road. In this edition I talk about Australian writers who now have their books on the world stage, sharing our uniquely Australian characters and stories with readers from every corner of the globe. The link … More Australian Stories Go Worldwide
I’m delighted to introduce you to Tracy Brenton, whose favourite books to read are “kissing books” (full credit to ‘The Princess Bride’) and if there isn’t at least a little bit of romance in a story then she’ll probably lose interest. So it won’t come as a surprise to learn that all of the stories … More Behind the Story: Tracy Brenton
Today I’m excited to introduce you to Sarah Williams. Sarah spent her childhood chasing sheep, riding horses and picking Kiwi fruit on the family orchard in rural New Zealand. After a decade travelling, Sarah moved to Queensland to raise a family and follow her passion for writing. She currently resides in Maleny on the Sunshine Coast … More Behind the Story: Sarah Williams
One of the best parts of being an author is getting the chance to meet readers and other writers. I’ve got a few events in Bellingen, Geelong and Melbourne, and towards the end of July I’ll be heading to the gorgeous Sunshine State and doing a series of author events in bookstores and libraries, and … More Burning Fields events
Release days never get old and I’m so excited to let my Aussie and New Zealand readers know that Burning Fields is hitting the bookstore and e-book shelves today! I also want to take this opportunity to thank every one of you for your support and I am sure I can say this on behalf … More Release Day!
Thank you so much to everyone who entered. It was so lovely to read everyone’s comments and to learn about all the wonderful mothers out there. It’s a shame we could only have one winner as everyone mother deserves a prize! Keep an eye out as I’ll be running another give away shortly for the … More Give away winner
Just in time for Mother’s Day, I’ve teamed up with two wonderful historical fiction writers, Elise McCune and Christine Wells to offer you the chance to win this beautiful prize pack that contains: A signed copy of my new release BURNING FIELDS (you’ll be getting your hands on it before the official publication date of 21 … More Give away!
One of the things Tina and I are excited about with the Writers at Sea retreat we’re running at the end of August this year, is the amazing places participants will get to experience. If the idea of sandy beaches and warm azure waters appeals, then the Isle of Pines is the perfect place to … More Isle of Pines, New Caledonia
I am so very excited to announce that I will be collaborating with my very good friend and super talented writer, T.M. Clark on a unique writing retreat that sails to one of the Pacific’s most treasured destinations—New Caledonia. The relaxing nature of cruising will give you plenty of time to work on your projects … More Sun, Sea and Writing!