Tag Archives: Twitter

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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Facing Up’s Anniversary! (and Giveaway)

Yikes, it’s been a year since I published Facing Up 🙂 It’s been a pretty cool year, too, with a lot happening, and the biggest thing that came out of it is that yes, I really do want to be … Continue reading

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I read this article recently in our Melbourne newspaper The Age, titled Generation Overstimulation? Generation Y’s addiction to being busy. It’s not just Gen Y that’s feeling overstimulated, I can tell you! Who else feels like they’re slipping behind, juggling work, … Continue reading

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A little bit of selling never hurt…

It’s the common denominator of becoming an author these days, whether self-published or traditionally-published. You have to market your book (or rather, your name). No, I’m not a highly successful self-publisher – I have only put out one book, and … Continue reading

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Social bloody media and all that stupid IT stuff

Back in the dark ages, I recall having computer classes at secondary school. These involved learning such things as how to program a computer. Unfortunately, it didn’t include learning the basics such as how to turn it on, and how … Continue reading

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Twittering families

It’s a very funny thing when members of your own family don’t know that you’ve written a book. Especially when you’re out to dinner and your mum waves a copy in their face and you watch as first blankness, then confusion, … Continue reading

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A sneak peek at my Young Adult novel

Check out the Facing Up tab on this site for a sneak peek at the blurb for my YA novel! I’ll be publishing it as an eBook in July this year. It will definitely be available on Kindle at Amazon, … Continue reading

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