All the way back in 1994, barely two months into my Honours year in Philosophy at Monash, I had to withdraw due to illness. My teachers and tutors had, they told me, been concerned as they watched me descend into exhaustion, and were relieved I was willing to take a break and care for my … Continue reading Let’s try that again… at a distance.
A huge thank you to Dymocks Melbourne and all who came to celebrate the launch of As Long As She Lives, it was a truly wonderful night! My editor Ann Bolch launched the book, then my dear friend Jenny Seedsman introduced me for my speech full of thanks. Emma Jaques was the photographer for the … Continue reading What a night! As Long As She Lives book launch.
I was delighted to be invited by Stephen Campbell to be on his podcast, Crimefiction.fm and, despite feeling decidedly odd being 'on mic' instead of being the audio engineer, it was great fun! As a crime fiction reader as well as writer I've been listening to the podcast since it began in April as a spin-off of his … Continue reading As Long As She Lives on Crimefiction.fm!
I am thrilled to announce that the lovely people at Dymocks 234 Collins St (Melbourne CBD Store) will be hosting an in-store book launch of As Long As She Lives!The launch will be in their cafe from 6pm on Friday July 17th, numbers are limited but I would love to see some readers in person - … Continue reading Join me at Dymocks Melbourne for the As Long As She Lives Book Launch!
As of yesterday evening, I have in my Dropbox folder a shiny new file which is the fully edited and proofed manuscript of As Long As She Lives. It's done! The prose is tighter, the structure is pacier than the draft on Wattpad and it's the best I can make it at this point in … Continue reading As Long As She Lives is in production!
After a record 5 days of temperatures over 41C/106F, the cool change finally arrived - as did my time lapse camera, so I rushed to set it up to catch the sky as it cooled. We didn't get the storm I was hoping to capture, but it caught the eerie orange sky and some lovely … Continue reading Out of a Clear, Blue Sky