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Almost Heaven: Sydney Writers' Festival 2015

When the Sydney Writers’ Festival comes round each year, I feel like I’ve died and gone to heaven. I’m like a starving dog salivating through a butcher shop window, yearning for that door to open. 1,835 more words


Hackerboy Fans Get Surprise Visit from Author Julie Champagne!

This past winter, the Grade 6 students at Dorval Elementary read the French novel, Hackerboy by Julie Champagne. The storyline had even the most reluctant readers hooked. 305 more words

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Wonderful Workshops

Thank you to the 150 students from grades 4-8 who participated in my writing workshops this week at the MASC Young Authors and Illustrators Conference… 544 more words


London Book Fair

So it’s now been a week since I went to my first ever London Book Fair. I went as a sales administrator for where I work, but really… I spent the day as an author/writer. 419 more words


Author Talk: Geraldine Brooks

Geraldine Brooks visited my local library today and she was ridiculously charming and interesting. She spoke for around 45 minutes, took a few questions which she answered at great length and with a lot of enthusiasm, and then she signed books. 375 more words