March 24, 2014

What’s In A Name?

This is so random, but does anyone else think that Markus Zusak has a seriously cool name? I haven’t read or watched The Book Thief, but it’s gathering a heap of social media attention at the moment – and every time I see his name, all I can think is how awesome it sounds. Do…

March 22, 2014

An Interview With Author Lynette Noni!

For those of you who have been wanting to know a little more about me and my writing, the fabulous Rose from Searching The Clouds has posted the following interview. I had so much fun answering her questions – thanks, Rose!

March 18, 2014

Happy, Happy, Happy!

In all the excitement of the last few weeks, I forgot to mention something else that happened when I met with my new publishers in Sydney. When they asked me about any other projects I’ve been working on, I told them about another (unrelated) YA manuscript I completed at the end of last year. Actually,…

March 15, 2014

Feeling The Publishing Love

Ever since I signed my publishing contract a few weeks ago I’ve been completely overwhelmed by support and encouragement from friends and strangers alike. I keep having to pinch myself to see if it’s all actually real! I feel like I’m floating on air, and every time I receive a new note of congratulations it just makes…

March 10, 2014

Strangely Addicted To Editing

So, I’ve just sent my first round of revisions off to my new publishers (I love saying those last three words!). It was really fascinating to go through my manuscript and make the changes they requested because as I made the revisions, other thoughts came to mind. Things like, if my MC is in another…

February 28, 2014

It’s Official: I’m Going To Be Published!!

Oh, wow. Yesterday was beyond a doubt one of the best days of my entire life! I honestly could not have imagined a more perfect day – in every way, from beginning to end, and everything in between! I don’t even know where to start, but I’ll do my best to not leave anything out….