Where the Wild Things Are

I loved this movie. I’m so happy that I live in a time when it’s possible to experience stories this way. For me, it’s about the idea that we’re always trying to make things perfect, and the fact that they never will be. Max’s perfect snowcave that he builds is destroyed. The world that Carol and Max dream of – the fort where everybody is happy and your enemy’s brain explodes when they go inside – doesn’t work out so well. Max’s dream of being a king with a double re-cracker that busts through anything only lasts so long. They…

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Mac Slater On Stage

Mac Slater On Stage

This week, my character Mac Slater will be brought alive onstage courtesy of the State Library of Victoria. They’re working with a … View Post
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Nit Boy Art Exhibition

Nit Boy Art Exhibition

The Teacher-Librarian at St Joseph’s, Bracken Ridge, in Brisbane recently read my first Nit Boy book, Lift Off! to her students without … View Post
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The Writing Process

The Writing Process

So often writers are asked to break down the writing process and share secrets in workshops and talks but I believe it’s … View Post
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Books for Boys Blog

Books for Boys Blog

I’m still resident blogger over at Boys, Blokes, Books blog. You can catch my recent interviews with Australian authors: David Metzenthen (The … View Post
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Making Stories

Making Stories

I found the image above on this blog: A Beautiful Mess (Super-cool chick and her boyfriend’s music is great, too. She found … View Post
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