May 07, 2019

ABIA Awards Night

I can’t believe I’m writing this, but last week I flew to Sydney for the ABIA Awards (Australian Book Industry Awards), and WHISPER ended up winning the Small Publishers’ Children’s Book of the Year award!!!!!!! Seriously, that is SO CRAZY and I’m still in some surreal state of “What-just-happened?!“ It was such a brilliant night…

March 21, 2019

The Magic of Book Covers

It’s no secret that I’ve been very fortunate when it comes to the cover designs of The Medoran Chronicles. All six covers are absolutely stunning, and as such, it’s something I’m asked about quite frequently: “How did you end up with such gorgeous covers?” Well, the short answer is, my publishers hired brilliant cover designers. The longer…

March 05, 2019

VARDAESIA TOUR DONE!

The VARDAESIA tour is officially over, and wowee, what an adventure! 17 events across 6 states over 12 days – oh, boy, that was insane! (In the BEST possible way!) From the bottom of my heart (and every other part of it, for that matter), I want to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone…

February 18, 2019

HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY!!!

Eeeee, VARDAESIA is officially out in the world! I started writing THE MEDORAN CHRONICLES 8 years ago so it is incredibly surreal to have the sixth — and final — book now released! You can find VARDAESIA in all good bookstores across Australia (and New Zealand) from today, and online as an e-book through all…

January 05, 2019

2018 Highlights

Wow, to say 2018 was massive is an understatement! It’s been so incredible to share this journey with you all, and to meet many of you along the way! Some of the highlights from the last 12 months include: – Releasing GRAEVALE in February: – Releasing WHISPER (internationally) in May: – Releasing WE THREE HEROES…