Writing NSW and Festival Director Belinda Murrell brought together a who's who of Aussie authors, illustrators, publishers for the tenth Kids & YA Festival on Saturday and it was fabulous. Discussions ranged throughout the day. From the different pathways to... Continue Reading →
The first I'd heard of softly spoken and wickedly talented Nalini Singh was during last year's GenreCon organised by the Queensland Writers Centre. I added Wild Embrace (with the following cover), to my Speculative Fiction/YA/Fantasy/Paranormal Romance book pile: As my... Continue Reading →
When it came to updating my tattoo last year, I went in search of a design that conceptually represented two of my great loves (my family and reading).
Last weekend, over 240 writers, editors, agents and publishers packed the State Library of Queensland for GenreCon 2017; a three-day conference dedicated to genre fiction courtesy of the Queensland Writers Centre and the Australia Writer's Marketplace. The panels and workshops... Continue Reading →
After several weeks offline, I opened my social media accounts and was delighted to see students supporting poets, campaigners respecting our LGBT community and reviewers graciously accepting that not all books are going to be their cup of tea. Oh... Continue Reading →