Imbi Neeme mentions my book in Meanjin

MY WORK IS IN MEANJIN! … kind of! In a blog post published on 18 November, 2019 Penguin Literary Prize winner and all around great person Imbi Neeme mentions my book Watching Cartoons with Boys as one of the books she read while moving house recently. Meanjin is one of Australia’s best, and oldest, journals

New Article Published by Lonely Planet

Still pinching myself! This morning I heard from an editor at Lonely Planet who let me know that an article I had successfully pitched and then submitted to them is now published online. During my trip to New York this year I visited, researched and wrote about all of the places in Manhattan related to

Freelance Writing Spreadsheet

After a very busy period in my day job (involving not one but two overseas trips!) I’ve recently returned to the world of freelance writing in my spare time. And, as this is one of the first times I’ve had multiple writing projects on the go at once, I’ve just created my own tracking spreadsheet.

My First Reading

For over a year now (maybe two?) I’ve been going to a weekly writing group. Each Tuesday we meet at a pub, catch up on what’s happened in the past week, then sit in silence for an hour and just write. Some of us use laptops, some use tablets, and occasionally one of us is

Danke Schoen

This is a very quick post to thank three people who have helped to get my website back online! It’s probably a sign that your day-to-day responsibilities are taking over your creative pursuits when your writing website sits offline for several weeks… and you don’t even notice. Thank you to those who sent me messages