1 April 2020 When a writer-friend told me The Trouble in Tune Town has just been given the nod for the 2020 NSW Premier's Reading Challenge, I wondered if it was an April Fool's prank. Or if I had COVID-19 brain. Because one moment I was walking llamas then travelling through Victoria for a book… Continue reading NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge
16 March 2020 What fun it was to travel to Lilydale, Victoria to watch two of my plays being performed in the Arkfest Short Play Festival – with one picking up two awards – and then starting my book tour for The Trouble in Tune Town. Enjoyed scenic stops and school visits in the Melbourne… Continue reading Victorian author tour
15 March 2020 There's a new junior fiction series in town and it's hilarious! League of Llamas: the Golden Llama is the first title in a four-book adventure series from award-winning author (and llama lover), Aleesah Darlison. I had the pleasure of reviewing the first two books in this series, and also catching up with… Continue reading Hold on to your hooves!
11 February 2020 It's not every day that you get to meet the Australian Children's Laureate. I had the pleasure of meeting Ursula Dubosarsky at the National Library of Australia, shortly after her announcement as this year's Children's Laureate. And I had the honour of sitting next to her at a celebration dinner that night… Continue reading 2020 Children’s Laureate – Ursula Dubosarsky
14 January 2020 I was proud to help raise funds for the NSW fireys, who are still bravely battling devastating bushfires across the state. I joined Twitter to auction ten copies of The Trouble in Tune Town, along with a manuscript assessment, and raised a few hundred dollars – a small contribution but every little… Continue reading #Authorsforfireys – Twitter