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Sharjah International Book Fair

I’m popping in during a busy time to mention how excited I am that in just three days, I will be at the airport, on my way to the United Arab Emirates for the Sharjah International Book Fair.  I’m incredibly honoured to be invited to this prestigious event. While Book Fairs are usually very focused…

Travels

I’ve certainly been on the road a fair amount the past few days – but it’s all been good! On Thursday, I headed down the escarpment to Bonville, almost on the coast, for the Christmas get-together of the RWA4PAN writing group – a delicious lunch that we all contributed to, and a fun few hours…

Milestones

One of the things that I couldn’t do much of, while I had an unexploded aneurism in my head, was getting out and about in the bush. Not that I’ve ever been a super-energetic bushwalker, but I do enjoy short walks and seeing the country more than a short distance from a road or carpark!…

Good times

I had a wonderful time at the Romance Writers of Australia conference two weeks or so ago, and enjoyed every minute of it. I learned from my experience last year, when I overdid things with two conferences one after the other, packed full, and instead took things easy this time. The Published Author Day on…

Still here! (And there….)

Despite all evidence to the contrary on this blog lately, I am still alive. Life’s just been doing the up and down thing, so my brain has been somewhat distracted. The major news is that, after months of struggling with it, my publisher, agent and I have decided that the book I was drafting and…