It’s Australia Day! Here’s a list of ten Australian books that changed my life

As it’s Australia Day today, (a day traditionally spent on BBQs, drinking and listening to the Hottest 100) I thought I would share a list of ten books by Australian authors that have at some point in my life changed me, challenged me or shown me myself and my country in a new light. These … More It’s Australia Day! Here’s a list of ten Australian books that changed my life

Uh oh

This week I’m writing about my son. I kind of try not to. Not because he doesn’t occupy my almost every waking thought, but because he does. I like this blog to be somewhere I can have a break from the wonderful but exhausting and endless reality of being a mum. I like to think … More Uh oh

Write to the end

  Something wonderful happened this week. I wrote the climactic scene of the YA fantasy novel I’ve been working on since early last year. I’d had a bit of a break over Christmas and the New Year, eased into it again by reading from the very bumpy start of my first draft through all 107,000 … More Write to the end