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Category Archives: YA Fiction

It’s that time of year again and I am busy trying to promote the 2012 Ballarat Writers and Illustrators Festival. With a swag of Australian children’s and young adult (CYA) … Continue reading

August 10, 2012 · 3 Comments

Ballarat Writers and Illustrators Festival

 I’m pleased to report that this weekend was a great success for the Ballarat Writers’ and Illustrators’ festival for 2011. This year’s theme was ‘words and pictures’ with a focus … Continue reading

September 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

Tim Pegler

Over the last few months I have been helping Ballarat Writers to prepare for the Ballarat Writers and Illustrators Festival for 2011. As part of this I have prepared by … Continue reading

August 31, 2011 · Leave a comment


A few weeks ago I attended a Ballarat Writers workshop run by Alison Arnold from Text Publishing and Cath Crowley, young adult author. The day previous Cath Crowley had won … Continue reading

July 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Writing Events

I’m feeling invigorated at the moment by a range of different writing activities going on around me. Last Thursday Tim Pegler and Leanne Hall were guests at the Ballarat Writers … Continue reading

April 17, 2011 · Leave a comment

Aussie YA fiction

I’ve recently been thrown back into the world of Young Adult (YA) novels. I am a fan, but I don’t often read them. But a few things in the last … Continue reading

January 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

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