Category Archives: Young Adult book

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 Adultย 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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4/5 Wonderkitties!

I have just had the lovely honour of my book being reviewed by Emily Mead (aka The Loony Literate), an 18 year old Aussie book blogger who read an extraordinary 140+ books last year – while completing her final year … Continue reading

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Formatting and 99c sale!

I’ve reduced the Kindle version of Facing Up to US$0.99c in the two weeks leading up to Christmas, just because! It’s interesting to play around with these things on the Kindle Direct website. I hadn’t realised that I can reduce … Continue reading

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