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September 5th, 2021

At an online ceremony last weekend, A Clue for Clara was declared the winner of the Sisters in Crime Davitt Award for Best Children’s Crime Novel. Hooray! You can watch Continue reading

August 15th, 2021

I am absolutely delighted to see that A Clue for Clara has been shortlisted for the 2021 Sisters in Crime Davitt Awards! These awards come up once a year for Continue reading

April 21st, 2021

Last year I was supposed to go to the Brisbane Writers Festival. But of course, like so many other things, it was cancelled. So this year they’re having bits of Continue reading

October 25th, 2020

Signing off on a book you have been working on for twelve months or so is both exciting and worrying. Exciting because it has all come together at last. Worrying Continue reading

October 4th, 2020

We had a book launch for A Clue for Clara two weeks ago, at the Hobart Bookshop in Salamanca Square. It was supposed to be deadly serious – well, except Continue reading

August 16th, 2020

So Clara is out in the world at last, and I’m waiting anxiously to hear what people think of her. I hope they love this scruffy little chook as much Continue reading

July 26th, 2020

With everything else that’s been going on, I’ve only just realised that it’s a week and a day until A Clue for Clara is released. Eeek, I need to do Continue reading

September 8th, 2019

Five years ago, I bought three chooks, and named them Clara, Dolly and Floss (short for Florence). They were the sweetest creatures – unfortunately they weren’t very long-lived. Clara survived Continue reading

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