As you know, gentle readers, I interview people on my blog, usually authors and usually people I care about, and whose books I love. This time, I thought I'd swap places on the couch. I also got to share some things nobody knows about me … Continue reading Being on the other side of the author interview
Do you listen to music while you work? A Mozart sonata? John Coltrane’s sax or some classic Miles Davis? A bit of the Cuban touch? Coldplay's latest CD? Or soundtracks from your favourite movies? It could be that, to work successfully, you need a blur … Continue reading Does music soothe your writing beast/muse?
To celebrate the launch of my new chapter book, Princess Clown, I'll be touring the internet. Today, you can catch my tips about WRITING CHAPTER BOOKS on fellow Aussie author and good friend, Dee White's blog. It's on her regular TUESDAY WRITING TIPS. If you … Continue reading Blog touring with ‘Princess Clown’
Recently, I was a guest blogger on Sally Murphy's Writing for Children Blog to celebrate the launch of her new verse novel, Toppling. She is an acclaimed Australian children's author and reviewer of Children's and Young Adult novels. Sally asked, 'What do you like best … Continue reading Of a sunburnt country and convoys of dead sailors…