Australian Romance Readers Convention

Congratulations and many thanks to the Australian Romance Readers Association for last weekend’s fantastic convention in Brisbane! I had a wonderful time, catching up with friends, meeting readers, and talking books all weekend 🙂 The Convention committee did an excellent organisational job and everything ran very smoothly for a great time for all delegates. I…

Happy 2013!

A great start to 2013! Booktopia, one of Australia’s major online booksellers, is running a poll this month to find Australia’s Favourite Novelist – and I’ve made it through to the final round of voting 🙂 There are 75 authors in this last round, and the top 50 will be revealed, 10 each day, next…

Wonderful Sharjah

Finally, my belated post about the Sharjah International Book Fair! It was a fantastic experience, and I’m very grateful to have been invited and to have had the opportunity to visit Sharjah and be part of the Book Fair. (For those of you not familiar with Sharjah, it is one of the United Arab Emirates;…

View of Sharjah

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…

Bellingen

Wednesday was a wonderful day – a mini-holiday to one of my favourite places, with some of my favourite people! I left home shortly after 8am, heading east across the tablelands to Ebor, then winding along the ridges towards the Dorrigo Plateau. The sun shone, the road was quiet, and the views were gorgeous –…