No Small Shame: The Launch (a slight change of plan!)
The book launch is a rite of passage for a debut novelist. I was that excited about mine for No Small Shame, I booked the launch at Readings Hawthorn way back in December. Back then I had no idea what was coming! Early March I sent out the invitations believing … Read More
No Small Shame: A Real Book!
Three days after I arrived at my writing residency on Norfolk Island a very special delivery arrived – all the way back at home! In Melbourne! A whole nine days and 2336 kilometres away! (Yes, I even Googled the distance.) This was a delivery I’d been waiting for, for a … Read More
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
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