Worst Advice We’ve Heard about Rust

Photograph by Flora Greenslade. Okay…so you’re asking – rust? Rust is a nasty thing, we all know that. Metal objects crumbling away in the weather, rotting and corroding over time. Well, I’m using rust here as a metaphor, people! As in rusting, deteriorating  relationships. I’m fascinated, as are many (most?) of us about how people tick, … More Worst Advice We’ve Heard about Rust

A Cover Reveal for Corrosion, Book 2 in the Trial Bay Series.

This book is about to be released in late May/early June 2016. It’s been a labour of love, and my editor is perusing it for final “tweaks.” This story is set more than forty years prior to Collison, Book 1, and explores the strained dynamic between Stella’s father Paul as a teenager, and his mother, … More A Cover Reveal for Corrosion, Book 2 in the Trial Bay Series.

It’s Been Too Long…but I’ve got some good excuses!

I haven’t posted here for ages as there’s been just too much happening in my life!! I plan to do more regular posts to update you about what I’ve been up to, as well as post photos. Here is a taste of what I’ve been up to: 1. Author-in-Residence at MacKillop Catholic College, Warnervale, during … More It’s Been Too Long…but I’ve got some good excuses!

Avalon Beach

Avalon Beach on the Northern beaches holds a special place in the heart of our collective family. Once you wind your way along Pittwater Road, and past the “bends” you arrive at this peaceful little haven with a village atmosphere. Okay, the house and land prices are crazy Sydney inflated prices with the consumerism that … More Avalon Beach

How having a dream can help you live a better life

Photographer Janie Barrett, SMH http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/sydneys-new-years-eve-celebrations-kick-off-with-welcome-to-country-and-family-fireworks-20151231-glxlkl.html It’s New Year’s Day and this isn’t a post about New Year resolutions…sigh of relief. I want to take a moment to reflect on becoming an author over these last three years, and practise an attitude of gratitude. I had a dream (yes, thank you Martin Luther King, you had an even … More How having a dream can help you live a better life

YA Romantics

If you would like to check out Jen at http://jenryland.blogspot.com.au and her YA Romantics site I’d appreciate it. Jen is putting up Indie Inbox on December 31 with a list of about nine Indie Writers and their books. My book Collision is included. Visitors to the site vote on their favourite book or the book that most appeals … More YA Romantics