SQUEE! I can’t believe the incredible feedback I received from the CYA Writing Competition for JOSH AND THE IT! I scored a perfect 100% from one of the judges for Book 1, of the Super Space Kids series.
What did the CYA judge say about JOSH AND THE IT?
“Loved the cheeky tone – it’s [...]
SQUEE! Finally my gutsy news story has hit the streets! My heart is pattering with exhilaration, my stomach clenched with apprehension. For two years, I’ve hidden myself here on [...]
My Writing Mantra: Each day I create brand new stories or expand on existing writing projects. I keep the creative juices gurgling and flowing so they don’t dry up. Every day I generate opportunities in my writing career by taking calculated risks and build on successes. Creative writing isn’t [...]
Today I celebrated the ultimate event in my writer’s year. The Australian CYA children’s and young adult writer’s conference at St Laurence College, Brisbane. Its a one-day action adventure retreat for writers. Refreshing. Exhilarating. Exhausting.
I shared this stimulating day with my real & online writing buddies and colleagues, participating in writing courses, scribbling down [...]
My Secrets out! … Blasted across the cosmos! I’m revealing all. WHY I create Kids Sci-fi and HOW I started writing JOSH AND THE IT! Amanda Greenslade, webmaster of Specusphere Sci-fi webzine requested I Guest Blog a punchy article that connects with the Australian fantasy, sci-fi and horror industries. Specusphere publish [...]
As writers, we all have felt the pain and struggle of Rejection! Early this morning I wrote a ‘practice’ Blog to celebrate JOSH AND THE IT‘s short listing in the CYA Conference writing competition for emerging writers. All my hopes and dreams were pinned on those results. If I won, my story would be [...]
Ever been stuck in a hard place with your story? … Too paralysed to go forward? … Too petrified to delete or go back?
Maybe you don’t know where your plot’s going? … Or your plot’s not working hard enough? … Or perhaps the reader is not identifying with or caring about your [...]