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November Update

  Traci Harding interviewed me and Queenie at Oz Comic-Con Brisbane in September. Here it is on her channel - she has plenty of interesting writing tips and industry news! November Newsletter Better late than never! What a wild couple of months. Townsville...

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October Update

I've written a quick summary of the Hong Kong protests and shared it on my website. You can check it out here: THE HONG KONG PROTESTS: A QUICK (AND BY NO MEANS COMPLETE) SUMMARY Feel free to share it if you like, I have no problem with being identified as...

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September Update

Me: (Turns on laptop with this photo as wallpaper)  Me: Isn't this beautiful? I took this photo. Schoolkids: WHOAAAA Schoolkids: Where is this!!!!???? Me: Kinosakionsen in Western Japan, hot water comes out of the ground. We stayed in an inn that's been run by the...

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August Update

It's the middle of winter and I don't have another appearance booked for two weeks, so time to catch up on the website. I'm planning to post an explanatory page about book sizes. Top to bottom: US Mass market paperback Australian 'A' Format (First six books of Dark...

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July Update

I've posted a bunch of photos of cosplay on my Instagram, and I won't repeat them here. The middle of winter is a special time at the Gold Coast, the sunsets become intense and the beaches are empty except for enthusiastic Russian tourists swimming in the surf. July...

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June Update

I went out to dinner in Brisbane's Little Korea with my son a couple of weeks ago, and the cafe next door had Sakura tea. It's salted and pickled cherry blossoms, steeped in hot water, and the salty-sweet flavour took me straight back to Japan. We were served...

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May Update

OooOOOoooHHHhhh This arrived yesterday. It's so pretty! May Update I'm back from Hong Kong and Japan and my feet still hurt. But I don't care - look at this beauty! The cover is (as usual) fabulous and I cannot wait to share this next stage in the journey with all of...

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April Update

This is called the 'First Pages'. It's the final version of 'Guardian of Empire', in .PDF form, that will be plugged into the printing machine-type doohickey to make the books. And it is obviously Kitty Dinner Time for Madam Furry Butt.   April Update RESEARCH...

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March Update

The cyclone has come and gone from the Gold Coast, but the damage it left behind has been extensive. That cliff used to be a gentle slope down to the water. March Update I've spent the last two weeks frantically revising the edits for 'Guardian of Empire', the second...

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