Lunch with the Stars!

Such a happy day yesterday at ‘Hogwart’s Castle’ – the wonderful St Patrick’s seminary turned Hotel School at North Head in Manly which really is a ‘castle’, and many thanks to Belinda Murrell and CBCA north for organising lunch with authors, illustrators, teachers, librarians and a HUGE bunch of very excited students.  It’s such a great…

My thanks to Oatley West P/S

I so enjoyed my visit to Oatley West P/S on Wednesday.  The teacher/librarians made me most welcome and the students were a delight: asking lots of questions and really getting into water dragons, little penguins, ghosts and other topics covered in my books. And I’m hoping they’ll produce some terrific stories after looking at all…

Workshops, LWTS and Book Week!

Although I’m not writing anything at present, this last month has been really busy with writing-related activities, especially with CBCA Book Week coming up in August.  Amongst other things I prepared and presented a workshop at this month’s Society of Women Writers NSW meeting on using settings not only to set the scene but also…

Free copies of I, Morgana!

Just a reminder that e-copies of I, Morgana are free from Amazon until the end of the month. Make the most of this opportunity to read what comes BEFORE the action in my latest historical fantasy, The Once and Future Camelot, as Morgana’s daughter, Marie, travels with the royal court of Henry II and Eleanor…

A year ago in England – reposted

After France (see previous blog) we journeyed to England and I spent some time in London to do some more research, including a tour of Parliament House, before I took up my writer’s residency in beautiful Barnstaple in Devon. Being summer, there were beautiful baskets of flowers hanging everywhere – and luscious summer fruits for purchase in…

A year ago in England …

After France (see previous blog) we journeyed to England and I spent some time in London to do some more research, including a tour of Parliament House, before I took up my writer’s residency in beautiful Barnstaple in Devon. Being summer, there were beautiful baskets of flowers hanging everywhere – and luscious summer fruits for purchase in…