You may have seen the cover of Find Your Creative Mojo in bookshops, library shelves or around on social media, but the distinctive red cover didn't start out that way. I'm going to take you behind the messy, yet interesting scenes of how a book cover comes about. I’ll go right back to my early … Continue reading What really goes on behind the scenes to make a book cover
Back in 2001, this used to be called 'Fuel Bar'. After only a year of messing around with abstract painting techniques, I held an exhibition there as part of the Art Rage Fringe Festival. The festival was asking for submissions from new and experimental artists and I thought 'stuff it' and sent them some photos … Continue reading Find Your Own Lane
Is the life of an author like what you see on the movies and read about in celebrity magazines? What really goes on behind the scenes of a book tour and how much does a small (aspiring to be big) time author really make? I’m going to take you behind the scenes of my recent … Continue reading What really happens on a book tour.
It was on a warm May night in Sydney when Andy and I attended the Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAS) with my Publisher, Big Sky Publishing to find out if It's Ok to Feel The Way You Do would win Small Publisher's Children's Book of the Year. And it did. Here's the incredible moment in … Continue reading ABIA Small Publisher’s Children’s book of the year.
I’m sure you’re like me and don’t see the world the same way everyone else does. I feel there’s a bit of magic hidden everywhere; tucked behind cheese in the fridge, curled up in the dust under the bed and in the eyes of fellow co-workers 5 minutes before a boring work meeting ends. I … Continue reading There’s a kind of magic
I’ve spent many years reading everything there is to know about finding your passion and following your heart (I even wrote a book with that title), and every other motivational thing about doing what you love. Everyone is meant to know what they’re passionate about. Right? You hear about the woman who wins a major … Continue reading Can’t find your passion? Don’t worry, try this instead.
In the age old tradition of authors reading their books for YouTube, I thought I'd get in on the act. But I've done it my way!! Check it out. Play School here I come! https://youtu.be/RYccMZ-47Rk IT’S OK TO FEEL THE WAY YOU DO. COST $15 AUD AVAILABLE AT ALL GOOD BOOKSTORES THROUGHOUT AUSTRALIA. AUSTRALIAN … Continue reading Watch me read my new kids book.(Includes spoilers and dancing like a chicken)