Tag: Sandy Fussell

Be-bop-a-Luluing a Book Launch

Recently I headed to Sutherland Library for the launch of Georgie Donaghey’s gorgeous debut picture book, Lulu. It was a full house. A crowd of young people nabbed the front row seats… Continue reading


I have a new project and I am both excited by it and thrilled by the response to it. I probably sound over-earnest, over-enthusiastic and all too serious but this is something… Continue reading

Masterclass at the Sydney Writer’s Festival

I been a little blog absent of late. I’ve just been so busy – writing to an approaching deadline and doing a number of day trips into educational literacy. One of those… Continue reading


Today I have my fancy dress on – the one with the shiny things on the front, my coloured glass jewellery (more shiny things) and gold sandals – OK I’m not much… Continue reading

Just Imagine 2010

I’m very excited to be part of Wollongong City Gallery’s Just Imagine 2010 project. I’m a sort-of author in residence – opening the exhibition and running writing workshops for students and teachers…. Continue reading

A Novel in My Lunch Hour

My friends and colleagues are often involved in writing challenges like NaNoWriMo where they write a novel in a month. The mind boggles in admiration – I have neither the time nor… Continue reading

I’ve been to New Zealand (sort of)

I have been expecting to receive a ‘Worst Blogger in the Universe’ award any day now. But *phew* it seems I have avoided the dishonour and managed to take up the blog… Continue reading

The Questions Kids Ask #2

I usually begin my author talks with a quick discussion about where authors get their ideas from. I’ve found if I wave a few books from the Captain Underpants series right from… Continue reading

First Workshop Ever

Finally getting around to blogging my first workshop experience. I was petrified. But in true Sandy-style I was determined to make it as hard as I possibly could. I signed up for… Continue reading

Long Weekend Reminiscing – Henry Lawson Festival of the Arts 2008

Being a children’s author can be quite confronting. Embarrassing even. The questions some primary students ask range from jaw-dropping to ego shattering. And on other occasions they can make you feel like… Continue reading