Category Archives: Updates

Profound transformation

Around 10 am on Thursday, 23 February 2012, as I sat quietly concentrating on the manuscript on my screen, I had a stroke. My right upper lip went completely numb and I felt close to collapse. The next nine days … Continue reading

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First Australian digital-only imprint announced

Here’s the press release, from Pan Macmillan. PAN MACMILLAN AUSTRALIA announced today the launch of MOMENTUM, its new digital-only imprint. Momentum will publish an exciting and vibrant list of new works from established and emerging authors, as well as partnering … Continue reading

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If you’re interested in digital publishing …

… you might like to read Anna Maguire’s excellent blog post about the seminar given at Sydney’s Australia Council offices by Angela James of Harlequin’s Carina Press (the romance giant’s digital fiction imprint – note the range of genres they … Continue reading

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When cool is a blessing

Throughout last week I jotted notes, sweating my muggy thoughts onto the keyboard in my increasingly stifling home office, doggedly determined to meet my commitment to weekly blog posting. But Sydney’s prolonged heatwave got the better of me, and the … Continue reading

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How exciting!

In the midst of working towards a couple of editing deadlines, I also find myself immersed in yet another rewrite of my first novel, Transit of Angels. It’s as though my authors’ enthusiasm and commitment have inspired me afresh, and … Continue reading

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Thank you! and now there’s more …

Thanks a million to those of you who’ve emailed via the contacts page; it works! Woohoo! And thanks as well to all those who have added comments to the posts; I’d love to see this site become a forum for … Continue reading

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Coming soon

Here’s the challenge: for me to commit to writing a weekly blog post. I’m a whisker away from taking the plunge, so if you’re interested, watch this space.

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