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Dreaming with Eyes Open

Every year the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) inspires schools and libraries to celebrate the books, authors, and illustrators of Australia in 'Book Week'. The first time I heard of this I was a graduate high school teacher, seven years ago*. Back then I thought, what an awesome idea - and I still do. … Continue reading Dreaming with Eyes Open

The Passing of Rain

It’s Djilba season here on Bindjareb Noongar country, Western Australia. Whilst Makuru is technically the 'first rains', djilba means wet and windy weather warming up towards breeding season. And when I say rain, I mean lots of it! For the past two weeks, I’ve been ducking in and out of sun showers for my new … Continue reading The Passing of Rain

New Publication: Drákōn

Front cover of Wyrms (c) Shacklebound Books Did you know that in publishing etiquette it is an honour to be not just first, but also last in a publication of multiple pieces? Did you also know that anthologies are great places to read stories by new and established authors, and that there are so many … Continue reading New Publication: Drákōn