January – March Notebook

This year I feel like I hit the ground running and have only just had a chance to stop and breathe. And therein lies part of the problem. A few days before Christmas, I started… Continue reading

SCBWI Andrea Pinkney Award

I love first pages. Some people judge a book by its cover and I’ve done that too. But for me, the first page is king. If the first page is wonderful, I’m… Continue reading

My 7 Personal #SCBWI AusNZ 2014 Highlights

Catching up with distant friends (so many wonderful writers and illustrators hail from Perth) and making new ones. The 2014 Australian-New ZealandSCBWI Conference might just be the most inclusive place on earth…. Continue reading