Updated: Authors for Farmers

Authors for Farmers Giant Raffle 100 Books on Offer with money going to Buy a Bale Buy tickets here 1st prize: 75 books by Australian authors 2nd prize: 15 books by Australian authors + $30 Dymocks gift card 3rd prize: 10 books by Australian authors BUY NOW Authors include: Liane Moriarty, Monica McInerney, Nick Earls,…

WIN 70+ books! GIANT Book Raffle for Drought-affected Farmers

In less than two days, authors from around Australian answered my call for book donations for a giant raffle to support Buy a Bale, a registered charity helping drought-affected Australian farmers. What a beautiful community I get to work in! I’m so grateful for all the authors who have donated books and I know more…

Gilberta’s Pasta Recipe

If you have read Three Gold Coins you may remember the pasta making scene with Gilberta. The character of Gilberta is a fictional one but she is lovingly named after the real Gilberta (Sangiorgi Nuccitelli Gilberta), who taught us how to make pasta when we were on retreat in Tuscany. Here are some photos and…

The Nash Agency 2018 Writers Retreat

I am thrilled to be a part of this exciting retreat, offered by my literary agent Haylee Nash of The Nash Agency. The Nash Agency Writer’s Retreat 2018 When: Monday 3rd September to Thursday 6th September Where: Cedar Creek Lodges, Mt Tamborine, Gold Coast Hinterland, Queensland The Nash Agency is pleased to offer our first…

So You Want to Be a Writer, podcast

Want to know my top three tips for writing? Or how I manage characters and setting? Or maybe how to manage the light and shade in a story? I share all of this and much more on episode 231 of So you Want to Be a Writer. Have you listened to the Australian Writers Centre‘s…

Movie review, I Feel Pretty

Gorgeous and joyous. Take your teenage girls, take yourself. Amy Schumer shines in this romantic comedy, with clean, smart humour and so much delight. Four stars from me.

Win Three Gold Coins in Audio

Share the love to Win! Three Gold Coins is available now as an audio book through Audible. Can you help me get it into the hands of someone who struggles to read text but would love to listen to a story? (Or indeed, if that is you, please nominate yourself!) Just tell me their name…

Win a Book Club in Box set of Three Gold Coins + Wine + Snacks!

Do you have a book club? Want to start one right now? Here is a wonderful opportunity to have your next meeting’s event delivered to your door, with 10 copies of Three Gold Coins, two bottles of wine and quality snacks, as well as reading and discussion notes and advice on how to start a…

Literary Luncheon, Surfer’s Paradise, 26th May

Hello lovelies, If you find yourself within driving distance (or hey, maybe even flying distance!) to Surfer’s Paradise next month, you might like to join me and fellow author Jenny Old at a literary luncheon at the Hilton hotel. Better yet, you can now make a weekend of it with a special discount package for…