No Small Shame – Ta Da! A Cover!
I am so excited to be able to reveal the beautiful cover for my novel No Small Shame due for release 1 April 2020. Set in Australia, in the last chaotic days of WW1, Mary O’Donnell, a young Scottish immigrant must make an impossible choice that will change her life … Read More
No Small Shame – The Dreaded Edit
The dreaded round one edit for my novel wasn?t so bad! After all! I wasn?t sure what to expect for my first novel-length edit. My previously published work has either been short fiction for children that I can truthfully say had very few changes made to the words, or short … Read More
HNSA Colleen McCullough Residency 2019
When I first saw the Historical Novel Society Australasia (HNSA) announcement of their inaugural Colleen McCullough Residency, I was blown away by the generosity of the prize and the amazing opportunity open to all eligible attendees at the 2019 HNSA Conference in Sydney last weekend. Who wouldn?t want to spend … Read More
The Journey From Hook to Book
From Hook to Book ? Yes, indeed! Well almost! A book is on the way!!! My adult historical novel, The Swing Tree, is to be published by Impact Press (an imprint of Ventura Press) in March 2020. It?s been a big journey from hook to the book. Several more years … Read More