Getting back into it…

The last seven months have been a challenging time for me personally and there hasn’t been a lot going on as far as writing goes. But now life has settled down (mostly) and I’m attempting to get back into a routine. The Teen and I have been fortunate enough to find a lovely rental cottage

I’ll be at ARRC – will you?

Testing 1..2… Is anybody still out there? My radio silence has stretched on far longer than I’d expected. Sorry about that, folks! The latter part of last year threw some personal challenges at me, but all is well and I’m coming out of the other side in one glorious piece. I had a writing deadline

I’m still alive!

Too long since my last blog post – my sincerest apologies! I don’t know where the time has gone. Oh wait, yes I do!   August was a month of travel, with a quick trip to Melbourne to visit my sister, followed by the RWA conference in Adelaide and an extra week enjoying the sights.

Murder and mayhem!

Last weekend was chock-full of murder, suspense and mayhem. There were many fights, a few dead bodies, and a surprising number of dysfunctional detectives. Luckily it was all in our minds at the inaugural Write That Crime Novel retreat! Run by two fantastic crime / thriller writers, Jaye Ford and Wendy James, the weekend was

I’m a Ruby Award Finalist!

I am thrilled to share that my Bindarra Creek book Reach for the Stars is a finalist in the Romance Writers of Australia’s Romantic Book of the Year (RuBY) contest for 2016 in the Short Sweet category! I’m also extremely excited that my good friend and critique partner Juanita Kees is also a finalist in the same