http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8qE4Fes5G8&feature=youtu.be Our young friend, Jordan, says "This video was made to share awareness of Motor Neurone Disease (MND) a disease that affects many people around the world. It is also known as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Lou Gehrig's Disease. I have watched this disease that has no cure slowly take my father's independence from him … Continue reading MND Awareness – by Jordan Gageler
Tomorrow is Anzac Day here in Australia. ANZAC stands for "Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance, and began after the landings on the Gallipoli Peninsula in World War I, on the 25th of April, 1915, by Australian and New Zealand troops. The Gallipoli campaign failed in its … Continue reading Anzac Day
Currently running giveaway and interview with me on Ensconced in YAThere's one week left in the giveaway run by Christina from "Ensconced in YA" which has as its prize, copies of Frontier Incursion, signed cards, and a $50 Amazon gift card.If you'd still like to enter, you've got a week left to do so. There's … Continue reading Currently running giveaway and interview with me on Ensconced in YA
I woke, like most of the world this morning, to the news that at least two bombs had exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Death, injury, despair, people running, terror stricken faces, the sounds of emergency vehicles, and all kinds of commentary were on every kind of media and internet outlet.The question … Continue reading Why?
A Word on Women Writers.Or, What Does My Future Hold?. Please take the time to read this well written piece on women who are writers, and then perhaps consider checking out the Australian Women Writers Challenge for 2013 - you'll find the button in the sidebar.
Article in the Upper Hunter EntertainerThis article is appearing this week in the Upper Hunter Entertainer - a magazine about all things art in the Upper Hunter.
Sample Chapters of Frontier IncursionThis is a direct link to my publisher's website. You can read a sample of Frontier Incursion - the first four chapters are waiting at the end of the link.
I was recently tagged in "The Next Big Thing Blog Hop" by Janis HIll. If you google "The Next Big Thing Blog Hop" you'll be presented with list after list of authors, all answering the same ten questions about their latest book or work in progress. It's a fantastic idea!Janis' book "Bonnie's story: A hairdresser's … Continue reading The Next Big Thing Blog Hop (reposted from my Goodreads Blog)
My latest cat, and possibly the weirdest. Has a "blanky", carries a little lion soft toy around in his mouth, likes to play catch, and plays with the bubbles in the sink. Has a nice line in stretching, and enjoys inspiring starcat shenanigans in Book 2.