Six Months

At six months, a fetus is the length of a spring onion and might be giving mum reflux. Book babies don’t do that.

Deep Fiction

You know depth in writing is a good thing to have. But what is it, why is it important, and how do you make it happen? Here are some thoughts from the Book Length Project Group.

Sixteen Weeks

The list of What You May Be Feeling in my dog-eared pregnancy bible, What To Expect When You’re Expecting, is getting longer. Happily, morning sickness is over, but I’m still tired and getting hungry. A four month old fetus is the size of an avocado, which I used to serve mashed to my own babies.Continue reading “Sixteen Weeks”

Eight weeks

At eight weeks, a human embryo is the size of a kidney bean and has a beating heart. I know this, because I saw an ultrasound of one this week. According to my copy of What To Expect When You’re Expecting with its broken spine and rippled pages, if my book was a human baby,Continue reading “Eight weeks”

First Mention

Don’t know whether to be fully excited or run away and hide. Or just be totally intimidated by the idea of a monstrous wheel of parmesan.

Book Two

So delighted to announce that Fremantle Press have offered to publish my second book. They have been such a delight to work with this year and I’m looking forward to continuing on with them. @FremantlePress #FremantlePress

Bricks and Mortar

Originally posted on wake up and smell the humans:
Book Face at Erina Fair, NSW, Australia Gnostic Forest at Woy Woy, NSW, Australia My short story collection, “Dead People Don’t Make Jam”, is now available for sale at two outlets on the Central Coast of NSW, Australia. If you’re a Coastie, or in the region,…


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