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They’re heeeeere!

Gotta love a guy who’ll put aside working on his own project to help you with yours — and without you even having to nag or not-so-subtly hint ask, either *g* What am...
Of dragons, storms, and boomerang brides

Of dragons, storms, and boomerang brides

Had great plans to write an insightful Recent Reads post today… and then homework got in the way. Not mine, son’s. And no, I wasn’t actually doing his homework, merely...
Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air

Hot off the press from the Romance Writers of New Zealand publicity officer: LOVE IS IN THE AIR! Now is the time to get serious about that novel you’ve been writing. Romance...

Lion of the NZ literary world laid to rest

Yesterday one of New Zealand’s most acclaimed authors and much-beloved children’s author Margaret Mahy passed away after a brief illness. She was 76. Many other people have...

Rejecting Waltzing Matilda

Have to laugh at this tongue-in-cheek rejection letter for the iconic and much beloved Aussie ballad Waltzing Matilda by Banjo Patterson. Here’s an excerpt: Dear Ms Paterson, Reference:...
Freaks updates

Freaks updates

Hi all, Sorry I’ve been an absentee blogger for the past few weeks. I have The Best Excuse In The World: finishing the first draft of FREAKS IN THE CITY, the sequel to Freaks...
25% off my books at Smashwords in July

25% off my books at Smashwords in July

Hi all, Just a very quick note to let you know I’m participating in the SMASHWORDS SUMMER SALE — not that it’s very summery right now in Auckland… BRRRR! For...
Have you ever felt invisible?

Have you ever felt invisible?

Have you ever felt invisible? Like, you may as well not be in the room because people talk over you, ignore what you’ve just said entirely or murmur some platitude and carry on...