Joining Australian Writers’ Centre

Hi guys! I am excited to let you know I am joining the Australian Writers' Centre crew to run Writing Picture Books, a two-day course in Brisbane.  This course is packed with inspiration and information about how to write your own picture book, and break into...

tiggy and the magic paintbrush

Tiggy and the Magic Paintbrush arrives!

It was mid week, mid summer holidays, when I came home to find advance copies of the first two TIGGY books in my letterbox. Yay! My kids skipped around the front garden in excitement. I did too. We have gotten to know Tiggy and her antics...

errol book development

New ERROL book acquisition!

I was reading one of those unappealing digitally created 'Find the something in the somewhere' book with Rosie (who adores that book, by the way), when a completely random thought flashed across my brain. A thought that fit in very well with Errol, my soon...

Cover reveal! New series for early readers

Well, this is a bit exciting. The first two books from TIGGY AND THE MAGIC PAINTBRUSH have been whipped off to press, and I finally get to show you the covers! Tiggy has big feelings and a huge imagination. When Tiggy gets in a pickle, she...

Compost and how to end a story

I have been doing some school workshops lately, through the StoryBoard program and Byron Writers Festival. I love this work, more than I can say. To be surrounded by kids burning to create...