Want to know how to get published? Or learn tips to help you get there?

  Paths to Publishing Panel at Redcliffe Library 30th November 2018 You’ve written the darn thing. You think its got legs. What now? You have to be famous or know someone in the business to get published, don’t you? NO! I had no claim to fame, no writing degree, and no connections yet managed to be plucked from the slush pile by the biggest publisher in the world. So can you! If you’re sitting on the next THE DRY and don’t quite know what to do with it, come along…

Happy To Be Stuck With You? Or Stuck for the sake of the kids?

  Is staying in a loveless marriage the selfless act of a responsible parent, or a miserable way to spend the only life you get? Those faced with this heart wrenching dilemma may ask themselves if the stress of their marriage is affecting their parenting, and would the kids be better off if they split? A plethora of contradictory statistics on the matter are available online, along with plenty of opinions and judgements on what is ‘best’ for kids long-term. Friends and family also tend to offer their advice, yet…

Want to learn how I write?

I’m busy preparing slides and handouts for a fun, interactive writing course I’m running at Arana Hills Library in North West Brisbane later in the year.  I’m chuffed to be returning to the very place I learned to love reading as a girl. If you’ve been itching to write, or know someone who is, come and join us! We’ll cover the basics like show-don’t-tell (and how to avoid doing both), the power of verbs, and the basics of storytelling in an evening session. While I wouldn’t dream of telling anyone…