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August 13, 2018

Those of you who have read the Gadda books (and if you have not, you can find links to buy them here) will know that the Gadda are based in the town of Sclossin, in County Leitrim, Ireland. 

On my holiday earlier this year (I can't believe I've been sucked back into lif...

May 19, 2018

Hello all! It's been a while, hasn't it? Well, the job got ridiculously hectic and then I had three weeks in the UK and Ireland (which I have to share with you all!) and then I got back to find work still hectic and other things happening.

So in the midst of all that, i...

March 18, 2018

On Friday, I had an amazing adventure. 

The annoying thing from your perspective if that right now, I can't tell you much about it. You will know. It will become public. But right now, I am not allowed to say.

I know - little bit spyish. Except terrible spyish because a...

March 9, 2018

To celebrate the imminent release of The Importance of Ernestine, Escape Publishing have a special on the first two books in the Acts of Love series - Much Ado About Love and The Making of Henri Higgins.

You can get those two books now and when Ernestine comes out, you'...

February 27, 2018

Can you believe the second month of the year is over?

I don't know about you, but so far 2018 has been an absolute roller-coaster of a year. There has been some huge ups, and some tremendously awful downs. If it continues like this, I'm going to be bloody exhausted come...

February 23, 2018

I must preface this by stating, for the record, that I love my husband dearly. He is my best friend, my confidant, my greatest support.

That said, I absolutely adore it when he goes away. Because I am an introvert, and having a break from people (even people I love) is...

February 20, 2018

It occurred to me the other day that when The Importance of Ernestine comes out in April, some people are going to look at this book about political staffers strugging with falling in love in Parliament House and wonder if maybe I was riffing off the Barnaby Joyce affa...

February 16, 2018

Very few writers are capable of earning enough income to be a full-time writer. The overwhelming majority of us have to have a day job to keep the money coming in. Some are just part time, some are full time, but all of us have to commit to doing something other than o...

January 31, 2018

Canberra has a bad reputation with a lot of Australians and since it is the seat of government, I can understand that.

But guys, the overwhelming majority of people who live in Canberra are not politicians. In fact, some of us are even nice!

Despite the politicians, ther...

January 23, 2018

I can't wait for you all the read The Importance of Ernestine - I had such fun writing this book, and you really can't go wrong when you are basing your work on the brilliant Oscar Wilde.

To be released April 4.