Creativity is at its best when there’s a free flow between truth and fiction, between your world and the world of the story. Stories are better when you let life in. I was reminded of this recently by an interview on Extraordinary Routines blog with creativity guy Austin Kleon. He talks about the importance of wandering and discovering and defines a successful day for him: “As long as I write in my diary, publish a blog post, take a walk and read a book, that’s been a good day.” It reminded me why I write stories and the kind of…

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Book Week 2019

Book Week 2019

In 2019, the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book Week theme is Reading is My Secret Power. Stories are powerful. The ability to … View Post
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Detention Cover Reveal

Detention Cover Reveal

Here’s the cover for my new book Detention, out 2 July 2019. See the blurb and full cover below. To pre-order, please request it at … View Post
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Writers Mutter

Writers Mutter

The importance of muttering while writing is underrated. People in cafes must think I’m insane but I’m usually too deep down in … View Post
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