Mid-year wrap-up — Part 1

It was just over a year ago when I made a command decision. I had one completed MS and the basic outline for another four or five MSs rattling through my brain. I had recently resigned from my corporate, sixty to seventy hours a week, soul-sucking job and was taking some time out. “What do you want to do next?” … Read More

First Kids and YA Festival (and a small taste of success!)

Yesterday I attended my first Kids and YA festival at the NSW Writers Centre.  It was my fourth festival overall, but there’s something really exciting about attending a festival that specifically caters to the age group for which you write.  Like all other festivals preceding it, there’s an atmosphere which is difficult to describe.  I imagine it as a beehive’s … Read More