Category Archives: For Writers

Guests Sally Murphy and Sonia Kretschmar & Book Give-aways!

Today I am so fortunate to have as my guests two of the most creative people in my orbit. Sally Murphy and Sonia Kretschmar are the author and illustrator of a new picture book from Walker Books entitled: ‘DO NOT … Continue reading

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Guests Sally Murphy and Sonia Kretschmar! Prizes!

Reminder!  Two chances to win! Meet author, Sally Murphy and illustrator, Sonia Kretschmar here on Saturday March 3rd! This is an all-day event, and just by being here and leaving a comment YOU go in the draw of one of TWO … Continue reading

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Winner announced

All the news seems to be over at Kaz  – and with good reason. Dead, Actually is released today – so we’re in full party mode. If you get a chance – pop on over and say hi. We’ve got … Continue reading

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Six Books Sold!

Last blog I said I had some news to share? Well, I wanted to wait till I’d returned the contracts – because you just never know when someone is going to pop up and say, ‘Oh, sorry – we thought … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2012

Latest release: “Welcome to My Life of Doom”. Pearson, January, 2012. Happy 2012!  In a bizarre twist of thought it seems like no time since I was here – and yet it seems like forever. In fact it has been … Continue reading

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November Giveaways: What’s Your fave Christmas Recipe?

 It’s giveaway announcement time – one of the few times, I offer the same blog on both this site and the Kaz site. But don’t forget there are TWO sets of giveaways! One for each site!   I warned you last … Continue reading

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October Winners!

Status: Working on new book. Yay! Days till release of Dead, Actually: 119 (Kaz Delaney: Allen & Unwin, March 1st 2012) Wow – my first competition! And it was such fun! So without ado – or with ado – whatever … Continue reading

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Meet Aleesah Darlison!

 It’s my absolute pleasure to welcome author Aleesah Darlison to Running With Pens!  In her first year of being a published author, she sold an amazing fourteen books. With the addition of her latest series, The Unicorn Riders,  that number has even … Continue reading

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Aleesah Darlison on Picture Books

Time flies when you’re chasing deadlines and cracking revisions – and it’s certainly flown for me. I can’t believe it’s been almost 6 weeks since I flew up to Brisbane to attend the CYA conference. But it’s true… While there … Continue reading

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New Website! Prizes! Prizes! Prizes!

This blog is going to appear on both sites this time – something I try not to do, but it’s for a good reason: It’s celebration time! What are we celebrating? Well for starters, it’s the month of my birthday. … Continue reading

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