Recent Events

November 25, 2023

The launch of the Anthology Hot Diggety Dog: Tales from the Bark Side by Anthology Angels at the Book Cow Bookshop, Kingston. Six authors whose stories are included read to the large crowd of kids (and dogs).


December 10, 2023

I gave a presentation on my experience with four Anthologies for Anthology Angels to the FAW ACT group. (Fellowship of Australian Writers)


May 31, 2023

My story Grandpa Walks So Slowly has been accepted for the Anthology Hot Diggety Dog! Tales from the Bark Side.


October 30, 2022

At the Canberra launch of It’s a kind of Magic Anthology. My story Flutterby and Golflish is included. It was a fun, magical occasion.

May 29, 2022

My children’s story Flutterby and Golflish was accepted for inclusion in the 2022 Anthology It’s a Kind of Magic. Stories and Spells by Second Rate Sorcerers. Out in October.

April 10, 2022

A great day at the Goulburn Mulwaree Library Book Fest as part of ‘Author Alley’.

March 16, 2022

The Up-To-Date Store at Coolamon was the inspiration for a children’s story I wrote while spending time in the Library right next door.

March 15, 2022

Rural libraries are such friendly, inviting places. Here is the lovely Kathy at Coolamon Library, Riverina, NSW, with my two novels.

July 13, 2021

Cover reveal for Anthology Angels’ most recent anthology Once Upon a Whoops! Fractured Fairytales and Ridiculous Rhymes. Online Launch will be on 1st of September.

May 16, 2021

At the SCBWI ACT Conference at the National Library I joined other members in presenting our recent publications.

May 2, 2021

My children’s story The School Play has been selected for inclusion in the Anthology Angels publication for 2021 titled Once Upon a Whoops! Twisted Tales and Ridiculous Rhymes. Proceeds will support premature babies through the Life’s Little Treasures Foundation.

Author Talk at The Book Cow, March 18 2021

A happy, party atmosphere for my author talk at the Book Cow, with lots of wonderful questions. Thanks to my lovely daughter Amanda for her introduction and to Peter Arnaudo for organising the event.

The Book Cow Book Shop, January 27, 2021

Visiting The Book Cow at Kingston, Canberra’s newest book store. The owner Peter Arnaudo is an enthusiastic supporter of local authors. My two novels are there.

December 29, 2020

Thanks to Jacqueline de Rose-Ahearn and the wonderful members of Story Creators Community for your support and for the interview opportunity.

December 28, 2020

Reprinted copies of Through Windows collected from Bytes n Colours. First copies at Book Face, Gungahlin.

At Gunning Library. October 15 2020

We chanced upon the bright, welcoming library at Gunning. Here is their librarian, the lovely Lesley, with my books.

Cover Reveal Today! September 20 2020

The bright, eye-catching cover of Tell ’em They’re Dreaming Anthology of stories for children has been released. My story Little One is included, along with others by wonderful Aussie authors. Michelle Worthington is the organiser of this project. The book will be available for pre-order from 1st October.      

September 18 2020

Signing books at the bright and cheerful Harry Hartog Booksellers store at Woden. A world of wonderful books.

June 27 2020

The View From Out Here at the National Library Book Shop

June 26 2020  –  Short Story Accepted

This little calf (below) was the inspiration for my short story Little One. I entered it into the Share Your Story Anthology ‘Tell ‘em they’re dreaming: bedtime ballads and tall tales from the Australian Bush’. The winning authors have been announced and Little One will be included in the book when it is published in October. Thanks to Michelle Worthington for her amazing work in putting together the Anthology. Profits from the sale of the book will go to the NSW Rural Fire Service to support the wonderful work they do.

Book Events in Canberra

Story Creators Community Presentation at Woden Library – 10th November 2019.

Love your Bookshop Day – 10th April 2019.

Through Windows – Sydney Launch

Sydney launch of Through Windows at Better Read Than Dead, Newtown.

Through Windows – Canberra Launches

Canberra launch of Through Windows at Beyond Q Bookshop and at Belconnen.