Category Archives: Young Adult book

The Aussie YA Blog Hop – some #LoveOzYA recommendations

This is something a bit different for me, but it’s a subject that’s close to my heart šŸ™‚ This week, the Aussie YA Bloggers Group is sharing the #LoveOzYA love across the blogosphere by talking about their favourite Aussie YA … Continue reading

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Synopsysizing

That’s not a word, you say! No, I don’t think it’s a word either, but I like it. And it’s about as difficult to spell as it is to write a damn synopsis itself. How do you sum up your … Continue reading

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100 words

As I may have mentioned a few times before, I’m working on finishing my second Young Adult novel, Inside Out. And have been for some time. I am extremely slow in my writing and it comes in stops and starts, … Continue reading

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The Stars of Oktober Bend

No, that’s not a typo in the blog title. I have just finished this Aussie Young AdultĀ novel (which I mentioned a few weeks ago) and felt the need to put down my feelings straight away. It’s not just the characters … Continue reading

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Inside Out

This past week I attended a lovely book launch for The Stars at Oktober Bend, a beautifully and unusually written young adult novel about a young girl who has a brain injury that has affected her speech. She can’t express … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

Well, I had a lovely time this past week with the Australia Day Blog Hop, thanks to all involved, especially Shelleyrae at Book’d Out, who organised the whole thing. I’ve drawn a winner, and a signed copy of my YA … Continue reading

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Australia Day Giveaways

Well, it’s Australia Day on Tuesday 26 January, and I thought I’d do a couple of things this year to celebrate Australian authors by giving away a few paperback copies of my Aussie YA book… but to Australian readers only … Continue reading

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