Category Archives: Writing

MWF – not all about me

Of course, the Melbourne Writers Festival wasn’t all about me. Thanks to the childcare provided by my cousins Mary and Georgia, I was able to attend a couple of sessions in addition to the ones I appeared at (blogged here, here and here). … Continue reading

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Crime & Justice Festival 2010 wrap-up 2

I had the pleasure of interviewing Garry Disher, aka ‘The Master’, in my second session at the Crime and Justice Festival 2010. Truth be told, I asked for this gig. I’ve never read a Garry Disher novel I didn’t like … Continue reading

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Crime & Justice Festival 2010 wrap-up 1

The past two weeks of furious swotting, email volleys and coffee meetings paid off on Saturday when both panels I chaired at the Crime & Justice Festival went off without a hitch. Sadly, Peter Temple was not so lucky, forced … Continue reading

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Leaps and bounds

Today I had a bound proof of my new novel The Half-Child handed to me. This is a new experience: Behind the Night Bazaar was never produced as a bound proof, only galley sheets. But apparently a bound proof is … Continue reading

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Editing, my lovely

I spent the last weeks of January 2010 working on the structural edits of my new novel The Half-Child. A few weeks later, it was time for the copyedit. If I compare the process of structural editing with renovating a … Continue reading

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Karaoke competition results

Heartfelt thanks to everyone who entered my competition and nominated a song for the karaoke scene in my new novel, The Half-Child. Yes, we finally have a title. Within 24 hours of publicising the competition, I knew this was one of … Continue reading

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Karaoke competition

Here’s a karaoke competition with a difference. I need help to find a song to feature in a karaoke scene at the end of my second novel, which — fingers crossed — I’ll have a title for by this time next … Continue reading

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Our dark materials

It’s a thrill to be mentioned in a double page spread on Australian crime fiction and in such esteemed company, even if in passing. The article by Steven Knight appeared the A2 section of The Age last Saturday 20 June 2009. … Continue reading

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Author talk in Phnom Penh

It’s been a while between posts. I put it down to consultancy work that took me to six different countries in the last six weeks of 2008 and the first two weeks in 2009, followed by a holiday (punctuated with … Continue reading

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Another milestone

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA – (Drum roll) I finished the third draft of my second novel last Sunday. Loyal readers of this blog (Hi Mum!) who recall my post when I finished my first draft will be wondering what happened to … Continue reading

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