Write Night

I’m really looking forward to Write Night on the 24th November. It’s part of the Write Along the Highway NaNoWriMo events and I’ll be on an author panel between 6-7pm. The whole evening starts at 5pm and runs until 8pm and I’ll be there for the whole time, trying to get my word count up as I race towards 50K …

Blaze a Trail Launch Recap

I officially launched Blaze a Trail on Saturday at the Rockingham Writers Centre Book Fair. We had a great turn out and it was a fun afternoon.  Karen from Serenity Press was our MC for the afternoon and she introduced all of the speakers. I was up first and I chatted about how I got the idea for Blaze a Trail. …

Let’s Face It Launch

On the weekend I went to the launch of Let’s Face It, a book of stories by people living with mental illness. This was a project I was working on earlier this year, mentoring the authors, many of whom had never written their stories before.  It was such an amazing experience and really opened my eyes about mental illness and what …

Australian Romance Readers Convention

I’m really excited to announce that I’m going to the Australian Romance Readers Convention next year. It’s my first time to the convention, but I’ve been a member of the Australian Romance Readers Association for a couple of years now.  It’s being held in Melbourne at the Rydges Melbourne, 186 Exhibition Street, Melbourne. There’s also a book signing from 4-6pm …

Blaze a Trail Book Launch

Love is in the air! Blaze a Trail is being released 20 October 2016 and the official launch is just over a week later on Saturday 29th October 2016 at 2.30pm. The launch is going to be during the Rockingham Writers Centre Book Fair at the Rockingham Arts Centre.Teena Raffa will also launch her novella, Risking Mr Wrong and Demelza Carlton …

CrimeScene 2016 Recap

CrimeScene WA was on the weekend and as usual I had a great time. This year the science stream focused on forensics and I learnt about fingerprints, forensic anthropology, entomology, DNA and more. There was even an interactive forensic workshop which enabled us to try and figure out who had committed the crime. Shona Husk and I hard at work. …

Rockingham Writers Convention Recap

The inaugural Rockingham Writers Centre convention was held on Saturday. It was a day of workshops – three choices for each session – and there were some great options. Alex Adsett was there to talk about contracts and copyright and to take pitches. We also had a variety of publishers taking pitches and great authors giving talks. I gave my first …

Armadale Library Talk Recap

Today I went to the Armadale Library to give a talk. I always like to give myself plenty of time when I’m driving somewhere in case I get stuck in traffic or get lost. I’m glad I did. The library is inside the Armadale shopping centre, but there just so happens that there are two shopping centres in Armadale and I …

Armadale Library Talk

I’m really excited to be giving a talk at the Armadale Library on Monday 12th September, 10.30 – 11.30 am. It’s part of the lead in to National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and I’ll be chatting in part about starting a new book. There’ll also be time for Q&A too. I’ll have a few of my books on hand if …

RWA 2016 Recap

What a weekend! I arrived back from the 25th Romance Writers of Australia conference yesterday afternoon absolutely exhausted. It’s several days of learning and socialising and a whole lot of fun. The highlight in terms of learning was the Michael Hague workshop. He broke story down into really simple terms and used some great examples from well known movies. The …