Ghost Boy to become a movie??

Exciting news:  My novel Ghost Boy is currently in the early stages of film development!  Sydney producers Bianca Biasi and Rebekah Biasi from Morning Starr Productions have picked up the option from Random House and negotiations on all fronts are under way.  There’s also interest from 20th Century Fox for distribution.   It’s been a long-held…

Book Award and other stuff!

First up, I was delighted yesterday to receive an award for A Ring Through Time, which has just won the Society of Women Writers Biennial Book Award in the Junior/YA Fiction category. A great celebration for a book that’s close to my heart.  It’s set on idyllic Norfolk Island with a flashback to the island’s brutal colonial…

Busy Book Week

Book Week is always a great time to celebrate bringing books and readers and authors together, and I’d like to say a few special thank yous: to Beauty Point Primary – it was a special treat to have my grandson Will in the audience! And thanks for the great raspberry brownies and beautiful flowers, Carole! …