Caelum’s Bookshelf, Rambling, writing

Caelum’s Bookshelf – May / June 2020

So, I snuck into Caelum’s room while our favourite space deer was asleep, and got the low-down on some new books that are coming out in the next month or so. Some of these are written by authors I know, and some are books I’ve been waiting to get my hands on. Have a look,… Continue reading Caelum’s Bookshelf – May / June 2020

Rambling

Taking A Breath

My alarm went off at 6.30am. At least, I think it did, because one talent I’ve developed during the Covid-19 lockdown has been the superhuman ability to turn my alarm off without actually waking up. By pure luck, in my zombie fumbling, I managed to push the sleeve of my pyjama top almost all the… Continue reading Taking A Breath

Sorcery and Sandstorms, Sorcery and Stardust, The Weaver’s War, writing

Sorcery and Sandstorms – The Countdown!

It’s official! Sorcery and Sandstorms, the sequel to Sorcery and Stardust, is now available for pre-order on both Amazon and Kobo stores, and will be officially released on June 22, 2020. This story picks up where Sorcery and Stardust left off, and was an absolute delight to write. When I first started this series I… Continue reading Sorcery and Sandstorms – The Countdown!

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ARR2020 Wrap-Up

Last weekend, I was fortunate enough to attend A Romantic Rendezvous, an author signing run by the Australian Romance Reader’s Association. I’ve been in the past as a reader, but this was the first time I’d had an opportunity to be on the author’s side of the desk. In this uncertain time, with the very… Continue reading ARR2020 Wrap-Up

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Welcome to 2020, Everything is on Fire

As I sit here writing this, Australia is burning. Even though today is overcast, I'm looking out the window at a smoke-stained sky, and every sunset tints the world orange. The sheer size and destructive capabilities of this fire (fires) are beyond comprehension. The footage and imagery coming out of the worst affected areas is… Continue reading Welcome to 2020, Everything is on Fire

The Kin Chronicles, Tobias’ Spark, writing

Tobias’ Spark Cover Reveal

Okay, okay, I know I said I wasn't likely to sneak back before the new year hits, but I couldn't wait to share this with you all! Tobias' Spark will be available for purchase on the 22nd of February, 2020. Pre-orders will go live very soon (I'll make a post as soon as they are)… Continue reading Tobias’ Spark Cover Reveal

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Merry Christmas, 2019

I hope wherever you are, you're enjoying the festive season in whatever way brings you joy. Things have been very busy here, with the end of school term and the run-up to the big day - tomorrow, yikes! I've shopped, I've baked, I've wrapped and labelled, and I think I'm ready. Writing time has been… Continue reading Merry Christmas, 2019

Rambling, writing

NanoWriMo Wrap-Up

Well, that's it! November is well and truly over and with it, NanoWriMo. I'll admit now, I was pleasantly surprised at the results. I went into the project thinking 50,000 words in a month was probably doable, but it's also coming into that time of year when things start to go a little haywire -… Continue reading NanoWriMo Wrap-Up

Dante, writing

In Flight

Rain poured down, splattering so hard against the windshield it was almost impossible for the wipers to do their job. I squinted, ducking down slightly in a futile effort to better see where we were going. It was half past eight in the morning, but the clouds were so heavy it might as well have… Continue reading In Flight

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NaNoWriMo 2019

For those of you who don't know, NaNoWriMo is short for 'National Novel Writing Month.' It's where, for the month of November, participants attempt to produce 50,000 words worth of novel manuscript. They share their progress and experiences on the website, and have the opportunity to connect, encourage and share with like minded people from… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2019