Tag Archives: Rodney Loses It!

blog 116: In which three months of 2019 somehow flashed by.

Well I woke up yesterday only to discover that it was April the First already. Is this some kind of a sick joke?!? Where did a quarter of 2019 go? I’m supposed to be deep in writing the serious YA … Continue reading

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blog 114: In which I build it and then some of them come and some of them don’t.

Towards the end of every year I write down in my journal an extensive list of WRITING HOPES & DREAMS¬†for the following year on the misguided belief that writing stuff down helps it come true. My Writing Hopes and Dreams … Continue reading

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blog 112: In which the end of the year is in sight.

It’s been a bit over two months since my last post and these are my sins as always, it seems quite a bit has happened. A few days ago I completed my last school visit/author event for 2018. Yay! This … Continue reading

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blog 110: In which I bring you up to date with some recent and some not-quite-so-recent goings on.

I haven’t really posted much about what’s been happening over the last five months or so, and as it turns out, there’s been quite a lot! Such as … SCHOOL VISITS: I’ve had 25 or so great school visits including … Continue reading

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blog 109: In which I man-splain to the CBCA Judges How They Should Vote in the 2018 Early Childhood Category as only a Middle-aged White Male who has a book on the Short-list, really can.

As you may have heard RODNEY LOSES IT! written by me and illustrated by the awesome Chrissie Krebs has been shortlisted for the 2018 CBCA awards in the Early Childhood category and obviously we’re both thrilled and honoured! Now some … Continue reading

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blog 107: In which I officially begin 2018.

Well 2018 has started and it’s been very exciting. (And when I say ‘started” I mean of course that it kicked off ages ago and now more than a quarter of it is already gone!) (Hi Gabriella. Look a new … Continue reading

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blog 102: In which I try to remember what happened in the 3 months since I last posted.

It’s been quite an eventful few months since my last update. August and September are usually the busiest months for school bookings because of BOOK WEEK and this year was no exception for me. During that time I visited 24 … Continue reading

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blog 101: In which I say something (but not much) about my WIP.

I was thinking the other day (yes, it does happen occasionally) that every¬†new thing I’ve written has been different in some fundamental way from everything else that has gone before it. For example … My first published book The Running … Continue reading

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