Welcome to Burleigh, stop no.8 on my Books By The Beach tour! Burleigh Heads is a suburb that extends north to Miami Headland, and south to Tallebudgera Creek, Palm Beach. The centre of the neighborhood is James Street, which consists of cafes, delis, hairdressers, retailers, chemists, restaurants and charity stores. Burleigh Heads' surf break... Continue Reading →
Launch of My NEW Blog Series Books By The Beach!
Welcome to my BRAND NEW blogging series- Books By The Beach! The world famous Gold Coast is a major tourist destination and is widely known for the high-rise dominated skyline, and also the theme parks, nightlife and rainforest hinterland. The Gold Coast is renowned for its beaches, from the iconic Surfers Paradise to the World... Continue Reading →
Paid To Dance Blogging Series Exclusive Interview: Julz Divine
Dancer Name/s: Julz Divine Age started dancing & where: In Europe. What did you do before dancing? I was just out of school, studying psychology at university part time, giving private French lessons and working as a sales rep for a local TV channel selling advertising space to businesses. I was living with my mum... Continue Reading →
The Drive FREE For Australia Day
Happy Australia Day everyone! My Australia themed suspense short story The Drive is FREE on Kindle today! Intent on leaving her troubles behind, Tamara sets out on a journey to her remote home town in South Australia, but encounters unwelcome company out on the road. Click HERE to download The Drive from Amazon!
The Driver FREE on Kindle this Friday
In all of the hustle and bustle leading up to Christmas, I have completely forgotten to announce that my short story The Drive, recently published as an individual ebook on Kindle, will be FREE this Friday just in time for Christmas! 🎄 Intent on leaving her troubles behind, Tamara sets out on a journey to... Continue Reading →
A 1960s Aussie Christmas
As Christmas fast approaches, I thought I would take my readers back in time a little. My novel The Wilted Rose tells of several family Christmases throughout the 1960s and 70s, as the Brooker family spend their summer holidays in the Moreton Bay Peninsula. Merry Christmas, and enjoy this free excerpt! https://youtu.be/IM5TolaDReo The Wilted Rose... Continue Reading →
New Short Story Now Available on Kindle!
PUBLISHED!! The eighth and final short story in The New Neighbors collection, A Kind Gesture has been published as its very own Kindle ebook!! Loosely based on true events, A Kind Gesture tells the story of Stuart, a lonely divorcee who takes a risk and picks up a young hitchhiker named Jesse one cold winter's... Continue Reading →
Daily Writing Inspiration
What new frontiers will you conquer in the new year?
TOMORROW: The Drive is released
TOMORROW The Drive will be released as an individual ebook on Kindle! Intent on leaving her troubles behind, Tamara sets out to return to her remote home town, but encounters unwelcome company out on the road in South Australia.
Mental Health Week Spotlight: Mental Health Carers Australia
Today my Mental Health Week focus is on Mental Health Carers Australia. Formerly known as ARAFMI (Association of Relatives and Friends of the Mentally Ill) Mental Health Carers Australia’s mission is to represent at a national level the interests and concerns of families and others voluntarily caring for people with mental illness throughout Australia. Initially... Continue Reading →