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Indie Outback Update June

Indie Outback Update June

My editor, Shel Sweeney from A Worded Life, will have her expert eyes all over Indie Outback this month! Scary and exciting. So close to grant acquittal month. So close to having the plot holes patched, spelling and grammar shining... More

Indie Outback May Update

Indie Outback May Update

May already! Where did the time go? Indie has found a flow in book two and three now and the strings of the story are tying together. I have been writing at night when little Ms 5 goes to bed-... More

The journey to publication- Tracks of the Missing (Magabala 2021)

The journey to publication- Tracks of the Missing (Magabala 2021)

As rookies we had no idea how long books actually took to publish and all the work behind the scenes. Working on our debut novella, Black Cockatoo (Magabala 2018) helped us understand the process and the time things take much... 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

Where did we get our ideas for Tracks of the Missing?

Where did we get our ideas for Tracks of the Missing?

  Tracks of the Missing (Magabala 2021) is a YA suspense thriller based in the outback. Tracks of the Missing was inspired by a mix of things. Carl grew up hearing his local Creation stories or local scary stories. Hakea... 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

Indie Outback Series February Update

Indie Outback Series February Update

Another busy month of writing the Indie Outback Series thanks to the Arts Council of Australia Funding I received last year. Book two is well underway. It has been a really interesting process: Writing alone without Carl Writing my first... More

An update on all things writing

An update on all things writing

We have been busy working on new stories and learning lots about being authors. Here is an update for all our followers and supporters. We continue to work with our editor and writing mentor Shel Sweeney from A Worded Life... More

On being Writers

On being Writers

I have always loved stories. Devouring books… probably escaping reality a bit. Babysitter’s Club, Goosebumps, Obernewtyn Chronicals, Tomorrow When the War Began, Taronga, The Magic Faraway Tree, Animorphs… I can remember in year 7 sitting at the computer typing away... More

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