I’m very excited to announce the dates for our next Writers at Sea retreat which will set sail from Sydney, Australia, on 4 November until 12 November, 2019. We’re sailing on Royal Caribbean’s Radiance of the Seas and as I recently sailed with Royal Caribbean on a family holiday, I can assure you it is … More New Writers at Sea retreat
Release days are always exciting, and today I’m happy to announce the release of Burning Fields – the international edition. So for those of you who have been patiently waiting for it to be released outside Australia, it’s now available in print and e-book worldwide! Here’s a little more about Burning Fields: A powerful and sweeping … More New release!
Stories can be told in many forms, and aside from writing books, I’ve recently become involved in storytelling in its cinematic form. Currently, I’m working as a script coordinator on a wonderful short film, Trust Frank. This film is a sentimental and gently humorous romantic comedy about two ageing neighbours who are struggling to battle serious infirmities … More Trust Frank – short film
Today I’m happy to introduce you to a writer who I’ve known for a very long time – forty-six years, in fact. I could give you an introduction from a sisterly point of view (annoying younger brother and always getting me in trouble with the parents when we were growing up), but truth be told, he’s grown … More Behind the Story: Dave Sinclair
Better Reading has opened voting for the best 100 books of 2018. If you cast a vote, you could be one of seven winners to win the whole 100 books that make it onto their list! How cool is that? Of course, I’d be forever grateful if you chose to put Burning Fields on your … More Win 100 books? And a sale?
I’m super chuffed to reveal the cover for the international edition of Burning Fields. And to celebrate, my USA publisher, Kensington Books, is giving away 100 copies prior to its November release. All you need to do is go over to Goodreads to enter. Good luck! ENTER GOODREADS GIVE AWAY HERE Here’s a little more … More Cover reveal and give away!
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