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Daisy Utemorrah Award 2021

Daisy Utemorrah Award 2021

We are excited to announce that we won the 2021 Daisy Utemorrah Award for Unpublished Manuscript at the State Library of Western Australia Book Awards. Dirran is the sequel to our award winning debut novella, Black Cockatoo (Magabala 2018). Mia... More

First Nations Clip Art and Borders

First Nations Clip Art and Borders

August 22, 2021

Are you a teacher or librarian? Are you interested in creating some displays for our books? Or to reflect diverse Australia in other subjects in your classroom? We have some clip art and borders that might be just what you... More

Yarning about the Blak&Write Fellowship

Yarning about the Blak&Write Fellowship

It was really deadly winning one of the Blak&Write Fellowships for 2020 with my picture book series, Backyard Sports. The idea for the books came to me on a long drive between Halls Creek and Broome. I was thinking about... More

Who is Deklan Archer?

Who is Deklan Archer?

April 30, 2021

Deklan Archer is the 15 year old fiction character from our upcoming YA suspense thriller set in the Australian outback, Tracks of the Missing (Magabala 2021). He is the First Nations protagonist (main character) who tells our story through his... More

Indie Outback April Update

Indie Outback April Update

Indie is struggling to find her feet in book number 3. This month I jumped between book two and book three to try to make the story flow across all three books and make sure the storyline flowed. A really... More

What inspired the new book Tracks of the Missing?

What inspired the new book Tracks of the Missing?

What inspired Tracks of the Missing? Good question! Tracks of the Missing was inspired by reading Goosebumps to our son, Deklan. He loved the suspense and anticipation, the scary scenes, the intrigue. And so did we as we read it... More

Tracks of the Missing- On Track for 2021

Tracks of the Missing- On Track for 2021

Our next novel, Tracks of the Missing (Magabala 2021) is due to launch end of 2021 and we are excited! Due to the corona virus pandemic last year we were unsure if our publishing date would be affected. But we... More

Indie Outback Series March Update

Indie Outback Series March Update

Back in the swing of things- I’m working casually teaching this year, running a small online business with Carl and we are both writing… as well as, you know, life. The juggle and the struggle are real! I’m plodding along... More

The need for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island employees in sports industries

The need for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island employees in sports industries

It’s no secret that I aspire to be the first Aboriginal man from a remote community to coach elite Australian Rules Football. But when I was living out in community, I had no idea of pathways and limited access to... More

All things writing

All things writing

December 16, 2020

What a crazy, busy year. We have been working on projects… be between our full time jobs and being parents- real life blah. We so look forward to giving you some updates on all things writing soon!

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