Thank you to talented and all-round lovely person, author, Julie Fison who has invited me to be part of the My Writing Process Blog Tour. Julie, along with several other well-known children's authors lives in my suburb in Brisbane, Queensland. Must be something in the … Continue reading My Writing Process (never a dull moment) Blog Tour
The day I decided to write full-time was one of those milestones in my life. I've never regretted it, even with the lows rating more than the highs. But I have to say amongst the highs is the experience of being an author-in-residence in schools. … Continue reading Author-in-residence…the icing on a writer’s cake
Who'd have thought it? Yes, my first novel has become an ebook and available in Australia and the United Kingdom, and into the U.S. eventually. SECRETS OF EROMANGA ebook The publisher, Hachette Australia Children's Books have been choosing and gradually sending their 'older' books into … Continue reading ‘Secrets of Eromanga’ slips into the digital age
I admire those talented author/illustrators, those high-achievers of children's books with dual creative minds - like Shaun Tan, Gabrielle Wang, Sally Rippin, Narelle Oliver, Kerry Argent and Pamela Allen (and heaps more). I'm so jealous! How do they split their time between both activities, especially … Continue reading How do they do it?… author/illustrators – dual lives. ‘Fire’ – the first Element Door
It’s a question all authors face. So what’s your answer? That they flow into your head from some stream of consciousness, or the ether? Or plucked from a fast-fading dream? Or from a magic box that only you have the key to? Or do you … Continue reading Where do you get your ideas?