Short Story ‘Dear Sam’ in Undertow anthology 2014 published by Prana Writers
‘The Clancy Kite’ published by Macmillan Education in 1997.
‘Brown Bear and the Unusual Animal'. Self-published 2013. One copy.
Which writer(s) inspire you?
Lynley Dodds – Hairy Maclary; Hazel Edwards
What draws you to writing for children specifically?
I believe that ‘staying young at heart’ can be achieved by writing for children.
How long have you been writing?
I have been writing for as long as I can remember. My first publication was in a high school magazine.
Which professional writing bodies are you a member of?
Australian Society of Authors, Queensland Writers Centre, Australian Writers Guild and Book links.
Best time of day to write:
I prefer to write in the morning.
What do you do to assist you in writing?
I set a deadline for my projects and belong to a writing group to get feedback on my work. Write Links has been very helpful in this area.
What are your writing goals?
To be the best writer I can be.
Are there any other creative projects you are working on you would like to share?
A tribute to my mother to celebrate 100 years since her birth in 1914.
Was there a particular book in your childhood that had a big influence on you?
‘Coles Funny Picture Book.’ Such a variety of fun for children.
If you could meet/invite any 3 children’s writer/illustrator who would they be?
Jackie French, Mem Fox and Roald Dahl.