A fantastic six week placement at MacKillop Catholic College, Warnervale. English Co-ordinator, Anne Lovett, engaged me, having chosen Collision as the novel for study for all of Year 10, Term 1 2016. There was a formal introduction at the Whole School Assembly, so that the students and teachers realised that Mrs Berzins was also a … More Author in Residence MCC
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!
Mallory Heart Reviews Collision, part of the Chick Lit Plus Tour this week…. Review: COLLISION by P. J. Byer What Stella wants most is to “find home,” in the emotional sense, whether she realizes it or not. Her irascible personality alienates the family and friends who wish to be her “home,” so now she’s run … More Is Stella being guided “home”?
PJ Byer will be on tour starting Monday with COLLISION and #Clpblogtours – #BookGiveaway starts now! @PJByer http://bit.ly/1LYKxFP
On the journey to produce my Young Adult book Collision were so many creative steps. A crucial part, once the book is ready for publication, is the cover design, which includes the “blurb” on the back. The reader, whether of a print or ebook, may know of the writer as the initial stimulus, or have … More From concept to design
The Lost Journal What happens when you find your old journal, and in it is jotted the bones of a story? What happens if that story has been rattling around in your head for fourteen years? What happens if you’ve always wanted to write, and now finally you have time to pursue this dream? … More The Lost Journal
I Visit Terrigal High School for Book Week! On Friday August 28, 2015, Terrigal High School librarian, Ms Lyndall Gale, and Head Teacher English, Ms Carla Vieusseux, invite me to present an hour workshop on creative writing as part of Book Week. Ms Gale has purchased a copy of Collision by PJ Byer for the library! … More I Visit Terrigal High School for Book Week!