Tag Archives: Facing Up

Facing Up is Five!

It’s October 2019, which means my YA novel Facing Up is having a birthday! It’s reached the grand old age of five, and I thought that was worthy of a blog post 🙂 Facing Up was the second manuscript I … 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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Back to it

It’s not a happy thing when you organise a long weekend to catch up on sleep and writing, but open your email on the Friday night to find your beloved short story has been rejected (yet again)! This was particularly hard as … Continue reading

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Meet Carolyn Gilpin

Originally posted on WordMothers:
Interview by Nicole Melanson ~ ? Carolyn Gilpin recently self-published her first young adult novel, Facing Up. A dabbler in writing since the early 90s, she has completed a Professional Writing & Editing Diploma and had…

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