2 January

The Latest ‘Storybook Cottage Writer’

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        The latest episode of my ‘Storybook Cottage Writer’ video series has just been uploaded to my YouTube channel.

16 December

More ‘Storybook Cottage Writer’

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        I’ve uploaded a new episode on my Storybook Cottage Writer channel, part two of ‘Groundwork for Books and Gardens’. Last week, I did my research by visiting the Leura Garden Festival and Mr Pickwick’s Fine Books. This week, I’m researching at Blackheath Rhododendron Gardens and several local nurseries. Come and join me!

18 October

New episode of ‘Storybook Cottage Writer’

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        I’ve just uploaded a fourth episode to my Youtube channel, Storybook Cottage Writer. Called ‘The Hidden Homes of Mountains Authors’, it’s about literary Leura, and features the former homes of authors like Ethel Turner, Mary Moody and Kate Llewellyn. It also explores the tragic life of Eve Langley. There’s an amazing […]

7 October

I have a new YouTube channel!

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          I’ve just launched my Youtube channel Storybook Cottage Writer for lovers of books, gardens, bushwalks, pretty houses and the writing process. It’s cozy, it’s cottagecore, it’s very, very soothing. The first two episodes are now up – You can find them here. Like and subscribe!

7 July

Great Review!

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Many thanks to Radio New Zealand’s ‘Nine to Noon’ show, which gave a big thumbs up to Traced! Listen by clicking on this link.

2 July

‘Traced’ Now Out!

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                  My new thriller, ‘Traced’, hits the bookstores this month. It’s about Jane, a Covid contact tracer, who’s spent years hiding from her daughter Tara’s manipulative and terrifying ex. Then Jane realises that the close contact she’s been counselling is afraid of the same man – a […]

12 March

Freckles Out Now!

            My new picture book, ‘Freckles’, has hit the stores. It’s all about loving who you are – down to the last freckle! Many thanks to Jennifer Goldsmith for the cuddly, adorable pictures …

30 August

Shelter Shortlisted Again!

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‘Shelter’ is one of six books shortlisted for the 2022 Danger Prize, which recognises stories that explore Australia as a context for crime and justice. The prize is presented by BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival. The full shortlist can be found here.

24 July

Shortlisting for Shelter

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‘Shelter’ has just been shortlisted for the Sisters in Crime’s 22nd Davitt Awards for best crime books by Australian women. I’m VERY honoured by this because I’m such a rabid consumer of crime fiction, and it’s nice to know I’m producing quality stuff. For further details visit the Sisters in Crime website.

21 February

Mrs Koala’s Beauty Parlour

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            Check out my new picture book, “Mrs Koala’s Beauty Parlour”, at all good bookstores! Tania McCartney’s illustrations are FABULOUS!!