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Tag Archives: The Things That Will Not Stand
Blog #141: I’ve Been One Poor Correspondent
Ok I’m just going to gloss over the fact that with all my good intentions about blogging more regularly, I haven’t actually posted anything for over six months. The good (?) news is that having just been let back into … Continue reading
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Blog #1 May 2021: If I could turn back time …
I can not believe it’s MAY already and this is my FIRST blog of the year! Oh well, as I’ve no doubt said before, the best laid plans of Mike and men … My biggest news book-wise is that the … Continue reading
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Blog #1 2020: In which I pave the 2020 road with a few good intentions.
Well it’s 2020 and I can’t believe most of January is gone already. Could everyone just slow down a bit till I catch my breath! I did a quick check and saw that in 2019 I only managed 7 blogs … Continue reading
blog 119: In which I somehow find myself walking the Corridors of Power.
My YA novel The Things That Will Not Stand had its genesis in two thoughts that came to me one day when I was taking one of my regular walks around the neighbourhood. One was a memory from my Uni … Continue reading
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blog 117: In which the end of June stares me in the face – and I blink!
The end of June is rapidly approaching and by now I had planned that I would have completed the first draft of the 50-60,000 word YA novel that was the basis of my Queensland Writers Fellowship application. Well, as it … Continue reading
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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
blog 111: In which I explain where some things stand.
On September 1st my new young adult novel THE THINGS THAT WILL NOT STAND was released. It’s always an exciting time, as well as nerve-wracking, when a new story goes out into the world. It’s a bit like your child … Continue reading
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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