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 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
Today marks 1 year since I released my first self-published novel, Letting Go! Happy book birthday to me! I can’t believe I’ve been a published author for a whole year – and released an additional 3 books in that time! I’m so grateful to everyone who has read my books, bought my books and encouraged me
Over the weekend, roughly 450 Scouts from Hunter and Coastal region were dropped into the Wallaroo State Forest. Carrying full packs with all food, tents etc, patrols of between 4 and 8 Scouts had to navigate their way around the forest to four different Regional Activity Centres (RACs) based around a warrior theme. Each RAC had
Almost a week ago, Return to Jacaranda Avenue launched into the wide world. I’ve been reflecting on some of the differences between launching a self-published book like my previous ones, and this one through a publisher. I have to admit, I’m more nervous with this one than I have been for some of the others.