Insignia Vol 3, and a story flashback…

Recently, (which when I check turns out to have been three years ago... the mind boggles at just how fast time passes) I had a story published in Insignia vol #1 Japanese Fantasy Stories.  Just over a fortnight ago, Kelly Matsuura released the third volume of Insignia stories: Southeast Asian Fantasy, and she's posted excerpts of the stories on her blog. … Continue reading Insignia Vol 3, and a story flashback…

#AWW2016 Review – My Year Without Matches – Claire Dunn

So I've fallen in love with this book, and the adventure behind it. It's a memoir; Claire's experiences living in the bush for 12 months in a wilderness survival program. With her tribe of 5 others (also taking part in the program) as well as organisers Kate and Sam, and a variety of other 'elders' … Continue reading #AWW2016 Review – My Year Without Matches – Claire Dunn

How to find the time to…

    "How do you find the time to...?" I've been asked this question quite a bit over the past few weeks - on Instagram in relation to my reading habits, and by a couple of different people at the recent Tamar Valley Writers Festival when discussing my writing. I have three children; two I home-school … Continue reading How to find the time to…

#AWW2016 Review – Heat and Light by Ellen van Neerven

I got to hear Ellen van Neerven speak about her book, as well as many other issues faced by Indigenous people today, at the Tamar Valley Writers Festival just a few weeks ago. Though Ellen's book, 'Heat and Light', is presented as a collection of short stories, she said many people see it as a … Continue reading #AWW2016 Review – Heat and Light by Ellen van Neerven