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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

May 3rd, 2020

Back on April 5 I mentioned that I wasn’t getting much work done because the daily news was so overwhelming. Over the course of the month, that situation grew even Continue reading

January 19th, 2020

When my country is on fire, is writing children’s books still a useful thing to do? This is a question that has been puzzling me over the last couple of 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

June 23rd, 2019

The editing process for a novel is long and slow. But there are some really exciting moments in it, and one of the best is receiving First Pages from my Continue reading

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