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July is go!

July’s going to be an exciting month for my new novel – 2 book launches in 2 towns. We’re launching at the Women’s Bookshop in Auckland on 3 July, then at Taupo Museum on the 17th. News, too, that I’ll … Continue reading

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PaperPlus Taupo have done an awesome job at displaying my new novel!

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Getting out there

Sending out review copies of my novel this week, out into the world! Scary-exciting. And here’s the cover (or at least, a condensed version), featuring Max White’s amazing image from the Tongariro River.

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New pic

And here’s a new image of moi from a local photographer … updating what hasn’t been updated for quite some time!

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Something about books

I’ve just started reading The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon and his novel features the ‘Cemetery of Forgotten Books’ – here’s how the father describes the place to his son: “Every book, every volume you see here, … Continue reading

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Inspiring stuff

Am reviewing So Far by David Trubridge, the NZ designer, for National Radio this month. Some words I’ve found particularly inspiring, on risk taking: “You have to break free from conventions, avoid the comfortable, launch out into uncharted territory and … Continue reading

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Here it comes

The Bateman New Zealand Writer’s Handbook – 6th edition, which I have edited – is due to be released on 1 March, yay. To celebrate, I’m running two events for NZ Book Month, and hope to see heaps of enthusiastic … Continue reading

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