Heading north

After a crazy, busy month it’s time to head north again. We’ve had a good stay in Blue Water Marina and have managed to catch up with a few of our friends ¬†– apologies to those we didn’t manage to connect with… Roobinesque is sitting lower in the water, filled with enough food and fuel Continue reading


And the winners are??

Thanks to everyone who participated in the NORTHERN HEAT Pre-release Blog Tour. All the wonderful bloggers who welcomed me into their worlds did an amazing job. Thanks to the readers who stopped by for a chat and shared the posts around. NORTHERN HEAT made it into the  Bestselling Top 10 on iTunes and Top 100 Continue reading


Difficult themes in a story

Lauren at The Australian Bookshelf is hosting the NORTHERN HEAT Pre-release Blog Tour today. Some themes in books are confronting and difficult to write. NORTHERN HEAT threw up some challenges for me and I hope that I’ve done the story justice. Drop by and share your thoughts at The Australian Bookshelf. Catch up on any Continue reading


Music to my ears

Are you a music lover? Do songs or music change the feel of your day? The Northern Heat Pre-release Blog Tour is visiting 1Girl2ManyBooks today and I’m sharing the songs that made a huge difference to Northern Heat. Bree runs a wonderful review site and I’ve discovered many new authors via her insightful reviews. So Continue reading


Northern Heat Blog Tour – Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all those Mums out there. I’m missing Mum today, but as we head to her house to start packing I know I’ll feel very close to her. I’m off to Deanna’s World today for the blog tour to chat with her about writing and Northern Heat. The giveaway continues and I Continue reading


Northern Heat Pre-release Blog Tour

Today on the blog tour I’m visiting AusLit – a site run by writer, Steve Rossiter, for writers and offering a whole lot of excellent writing advice. I’m sharing my advice about how to plot, or not in my case! Of course the chance to win prize packs of books continues and the good folk Continue reading


Northern Heat Pre-release Blog Tour and Giveaway

May is an exciting month with the release of my sixth book, NORTHERN HEAT, on 27th May. To celebrate I’m going on a BLOG TOUR and giving away 6 prize packs at the end of the tour. Today you can find me visiting one of Australia’s foremost on-line reviewers – Shelleyrae from BOOK’D OUT BLOG. Continue reading


And the heat is building!

Cooktown’s forecast to have a balmy 30 degrees celsius and blues skies today. What’s it going to be where you are? Hope you enjoy the trailer for Northern Heat! Thanks to Trailermade Production for capturing the heart of the story.


Cooktown Charm

Ever heard of a ‘wet jocks’ competition? No? Neither had I until yesterday, but apparently they’re as much fun, only different, as a ‘wet t-shirt competition.’ When I made the long trek north to Cooktown to run a one day writing workshop for Queensland Writers Centre I was expecting to meet some interesting people and Continue reading


Flitting here and there again!

I’m gardening with best selling Aussie author, Fleur McDonald, today so come and share your successes or disasters! Find us at www.fleurmcdonald.com The good folk at Queensland Writers Centre have also asked me to visit their blog and talk about writing. I’ll be running a one day writing workshop in Cooktown on Saturday 11th August. Continue reading