Hearing Voices

It’s always enriching for a writer to hear the experiences of a best-selling author. Just listening to their stories, the inspiration for their books, the routines they follow, provide clues to how to succeed as an author. And when that author is Pulitzer Prize winning author Geraldine Brooks, I have to admit, I’m hanging onContinue reading “Hearing Voices”

Confessions of a mother of boys

You know you’re a fully fledged Mother of Boys when you find yourself alone at home on a Friday night – your kids are in bed, your husband’s out – you ignore the mind-improving book on the arm of the chair, you flick on the TV, scroll past the worthy documentaries, the hospital dramas andContinue reading “Confessions of a mother of boys”

How’s my front cover in this?

There’s a theory that book sales are proportional to the number of teeth on the front cover. With this theory in mind my publisher, Paul Collins, of Ford Street Publishing, enlisted the talented Marc McBride to do the artwork for the Hazard River series. Marc, who is famous for the Deltora Quest illustrations, is notContinue reading “How’s my front cover in this?”

Non-stop action at Hazard River

Get set for more action at Hazard River with Bat Attack and Tiger Terror. The stories are action-packed fun for readers aged 8+, published by Ford Street Publishing. The freaky front covers are done by super-talented illustrator, Marc McBride. The HAZARD RIVER series: Holidays are normally fun – right? But when Jack Wilde and his friends visitContinue reading “Non-stop action at Hazard River”