1. Some book series start off in the author’s head as a series, others develop into series only when the author gets to the end of the book and realizes they still have more story! Which camp does the Trial Bay series fall into? Collision, Book 1 in the Trial Bay series, started … More Audrey Greathouse interviews PJ Byer
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
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”?
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!
In Australia, of our approximate twenty five million inhabitants, the vast majority of us hug the coast, mainly the east coast. We’re an island, after all, surrounded by hundreds of thousands of kilometres of coastline. There’s far fewer of us in the remote centre or the dusty outback. We love water in any form ~ … More Beach…water, surf, sun. What’s not to like?
The day a new writer dreams of has arrived, and my book is published! Above is the completed cover. So much hard work, long hours of editing and editing drift into the ether as I see my book up on Amazon. I feel lucky that I’ve enjoyed the writing process, I fall into a reverie … More Collision is published July 5, 2015 on Amazon
My debut YA novel Collision is about to go up on Amazon as an ebook and also as a print book….exciting! It’s been a long journey to get to here. What’s it about? Well, an angry and defiant, Stella runs away from home and lands in a small seaside village. It is overlooked by the … More Collision by PJByer being uploaded to Amazon
A man is chasing her. She’s out in the sticks, up the coast. It’s a rainy, dark night. She crouches, terrified. My main character, Stella, is a runaway from Newcastle, NSW. She thinks she knows how to look after herself, but before too long she’s in a frightening situation. Red-hot angry, she ran from home. … More Keep running