Positive feedback for The Space Between – huzzah!

I’m sharing the most recent feedback I’ve received on my yet-to-be-published contemporary YA novel The Space Between. The Space Between is the story of a girl whose life unravels after her best friend goes missing in mysterious circumstances. I wrote a post a few weeks ago about how I’m finding the process of pitching my … More Positive feedback for The Space Between – huzzah!

‘This week in tears’: a Special Post to Celebrate the Joys of having a Toddler with Three Molars coming through Simultaneously and also a mild Viral Infection.

THESE ARE ALL TRUE. His week in tears: This truck does not fit in the back of that truck. Mummy will not let me pour water into her shoe. There is garlic mayo on Mummy’s felafel. (Mummy’s note: Fair call, I made the mayo myself with fresh garlic and it was pretty fierce). Magnetic repulsion … More ‘This week in tears’: a Special Post to Celebrate the Joys of having a Toddler with Three Molars coming through Simultaneously and also a mild Viral Infection.

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

The shortest distance between here and there is most likely not a straight line

I took up yoga in the year 2000. I’d moved thousands of kilometres from home to a place where I didn’t know anyone. I wasn’t sure what I was doing there. I was still in shock from the colours and the smells: mangoes and frangipani trees everywhere, palms and ferns and flying foxes and black … More The shortest distance between here and there is most likely not a straight line