March 27, 2020

The Medoran Chronicles Characters Self-Isolate

ALEX, JORDAN, BEAR AND D.C. VISIT FREYA DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK JORDAN: Wait, so you’re saying we’re stuck here? In Freya? BEAR: Only until we’re certain we’re not sick. Two weeks of self-isolating and we should be good to go. JORDAN: [Clutches heart] Two weeks? Two weeks! [Turns to Alex] Can’t you just open a…

September 11, 2019

WHISPER WON THE GOLD INKY AWARD!

A week ago today, the most AMAZING thing happened — WHISPER won the Gold Inky Award!!! As timing would have it, I was in Melbourne for the Melbourne Writers Festival when the winner was announced, so I was able to accept the award in person, which was amazing.  For context, the Inky Awards are Australia’s only…

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 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…