Are you an Aussie writer with a MG or YA manuscript ready to go? Then this is for you. Here is the info I recieved via email: You have until Friday 28th July 2017 to send in your middle-grade or young adult manuscript. Before submitting your manuscript please ensure you check the Ampersand Entry Process on our website, to make … More Aussie Writers: The Ampersand Prize is now OPEN!
Release Date: April 2017. Publisher: Walker Books. Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to … More Review: The Hate U Give By Angie Thomas.
Release Date: January 30th 2017. Publisher: Penguin Teen Australia. Source: From my husband for Valentine’s Day 🙂 Synopsis from Goodreads: Valentine is the first in a smart, witty and page-turning YA series with a paranormal twist for fans of Holly Black and Sarah J. Maas. Four teenagers – all born on the same Valentine’s … More Valentine by Jodi McAlister #aww2017
Every year since it began I have joined the Australian Women Writers Challenge. Basically you commit to reading a certain number of books by Australian women. We have some amazing authors in this country and I love to support them. You get to choose your level: Stella: read 4 – if reviewing, review at least … More The Australian Women Writers Challenge Is On Again. #aww2017
Thank you to everyone who entered my Australia Day giveaway. The winner, picked by random.org is…. ASHFA! You have been emailed. Thank you to all who entered! If you didn’t win this time, don’t lose heart, I will be having another giveaway in March!
It’s Australia Day, and I am celebrating with a giveaway! We have some awesome writers here in Australia, and I want to share some of that awesomeness with you. I am giving away ONE book of choice by an Australian author to the value of $20. The giveaway is international as long as the Book … More Australia Day Giveaway!
2016 was a horrible year for me. I was battling depression and crippling anxiety and it is a year I am glad to put behind me. By the end of 2016 I decided I had had enough with all the crap going on in my life, so I cut the crap and made some … More Goals for 2017.