Book Week stories

A massive round of applause to all of the school librarians who made Book Week rock. Far from being the buttoned-up noise-Nazis that we’ve come to expect, the librarians I’ve encountered love to see kids excited about reading, and they’ll happily put on a costume, throw a parade and lure authors away from their desks toContinue reading “Book Week stories”

Gold Coast Writers Festival – boots ‘n’ all

I love an excuse to spend a day on the Gold Coast. This week it wasn’t the beautiful beaches and funky restaurants that got me there, it was an invitation to get creative with a bunch of aspiring young writers. The Authors in Schools program is part of the annual Gold Coast Writers Festival andContinue reading “Gold Coast Writers Festival – boots ‘n’ all”