Readings bestseller list

10 Sep 2019

In the wake of the Melbourne Writers’ Festival, look who snuck onto the Readings Children’s and YA bestseller list at #7! And who also slid onto the overall Readings Melbourne Writers’ Festival bestseller list at #17!

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The Bachelor Australia

9 Sep 2019

If you follow me on Twitter, you’ll know that I’m an endless font of opinions about the Bachelor/ette franchise. I write about this a lot in my academic life, but academic publishing is so slow that it isn’t really the right venue for all my hot takes, so I also write recaps. I’m hardly the…

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YA Lit Fest at Whitehorse Manningham Library

9 Aug 2019

New event alert! On September 7, you can catch me at Whitehorse Manningham Library’s YA Lit Fest. It’ll be at Doncaster Library, and I’ll be on the paths to publishing panel with Danielle Binks, Shivaun Plozza, Lucy Hamilton and Scot Gardner. Details here.

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Writers Victoria workshop

3 Aug 2019

One for the Victorians! I’m running an all-day workshop for Writers Victoria on 13 October about pacing. We’ll talk about narrative milestones, suspense, emotional investment, and basically all the things you need to know to make sure your narrative doesn’t sag, drag, or lag. If you want to come along, here’s all the info you…

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Melbourne Writers’ Festival

3 Aug 2019

I’m an author guest at the Melbourne Writers’ Festival this year! In addition to my events in the Schools program, which I wrote about in another post, you can catch me at YA Day on 1 September and at A Day of Romance on 8 September. On YA Day, I’ll be talking with Nina Kenwood…

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