The Great British Break Off

I thought last night was the last episode of The Great British Bake Off – ever –  and I was prepared to be devastated. But I was wrong – and the devastation was cast aside. But then it filtered back and now I truly don’t know how I feel. It seems someone  – like the…

Lessons Learned Playing Freecell

Okay, now you know I’ve completely freaked out and am ready to frolic with the jolly green giants and pink elephants dancing around my study, right? Actually, no. I think I’m as sane as I’ve ever been – which is always a subject open to discussion and fiercely opposed opinion.  Basically, I’m not helping myself…

Happy Day! Giveaway on AO& R!

Celebrating! A few weeks back, I was chuffed to be chosen to join Aussie Owned and Read, a blog where a group of Aussie YA/NA authors offer their take on all thing – of course – Young Adult and New Adult. In the literary arena anyway. I’ve long admired them and yes, had a few…

Back from the Dead… Kidding.

Almost… It’s been a long time but I have late notes. Several of them, all signed by prominent physicians. Ha! But,  and here’s where I show my respect for you dear readers –  😉  I’m NOT going to bore you with deets! How good am I? I know. I’m very good.  I can feel your appreciation from…

Winners & Grinners

Today is the day we pick the winners from those who helped me celebrate my cover reveal. Thank you for all your support; the number of people who comment is a fraction of all those of you who have visited – and I just want everyone to know I’m grateful for your time.  So that’s the…

Launches! A day of Magic and Secret Caves…

I am blessed to have many author friends all over the world, but also blessed to live in a community with a strong fellowship of authors who all support each other. This weekend was a big one with two launches and plus a get-together the next day of a dozen or so other author friends…

Keep Up, Kaz!!!!! You can Pre-Order! Duh!!!

The Reluctant Jillaroo can be pre-ordered! And is it bad of me to want to go and order 50 copies!!!?  100? Okay, so I’m always behind the eight-ball. The world always seems to steam ahead and I’m left coughing up dust wondering what just happened. Take this week for example: What did I do? I…

It’s Spring!

The sun is shining, the beans are popping their heads up out the soil, the strawberries are flourishing, the fledgling tomatoes are standing strong and straight on their sturdy stems, the blueberries have burst into flower – and I have a newly organised and structured office which has cleared my head as well as the space around…