GROW Under The Southern Cross

New children’s anthology launched. 29th August 2008. The launch of the new children’s book, an anthology for 8-14 year olds, “GROW Under the Southern Cross” went well according to co editor Lyn Hurry. “About 50 people attended, and they seemed to enjoy the afternoon…lovely people from the preceding Uniting Church service assisted in our settingContinue reading “GROW Under The Southern Cross”

Our Patch

I have been writing for this new web based company for a couple of months now and it is growing into a great locally based resource.You can view jobs, community groups, even get a recipe or two. Visit my blog there at: and catch up with Bendigo focussed events and stories. Or check out oneContinue reading “Our Patch”

Bendigo Children’s Literature Conference.

Bendigo Children’s Literature Conference. Where? La Trobe University When? Friday 8th August and Saturday 9th August 2008 Who for? People interested in children’s literature – teachers, writers, students, parents, grandparents, guardians… Cost? $95.00 Full registration $60.00 Students Who will be there? Hazel Edwards; Brett MeLennan; John Nicholson; Elise Hurst; Lee Fox; Paul Collins; Paul Morris;Continue reading “Bendigo Children’s Literature Conference.”

Want to write for children?

Here are some contacts which you may find helpful: WHAT IS PASS IT ON?A weekly email newsletter that keeps you informed of what is happening in the children’s writing world, mainly in Australia.You can get more information or view past issues at: WHAT IS BUZZ WORDS?Similarly you can get information from another fortnightly eContinue reading “Want to write for children?”

Australian writing web sites. site for Australian writers.$file/0307-05MarchNetwork2007.pdf You might like to look at this magazine. It is geared toward women living in rural areas, but even if you were not I think you might get a lot out of it.It is published by the Victorian government and is delivered to your home for free.Enjoy!

How I Got the Gig

In this new book from Nasus publishing, I am one of several authors who have shared their tips on how they have got work from writing. To order copies of this book or for more information, see the website: you can order a DVD version at: Check out this review of the book

Books published

My second book about Australian animals, The Amazing Echidna, was published on the web last month. My first e-book with Learning Island was about the kangaroo. You can check this out at the same e-address. Check out Kath and Rob learn how to make their own puppets in time to put on a puppetContinue reading “Books published”