Aussie Writers: The Ampersand Prize is now OPEN!

  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!

The Australian Women Writers Challenge Is On Again. #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

Writing Tip Wednesday: Tips On Writing Action Scenes by Janice Hardy.

In the YA urban sci-fi I’m writing there are a few fight scenes. When first writing these scenes, I started to wonder just how good they were, because there’s only so many moves your characters can make in a fight before things start getting repetitive. Recently I discovered the blog by writer Janice Hardy, and … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Tips On Writing Action Scenes by Janice Hardy.