Haywire – a taster

Haywire – a Taster A little taster from my novel “Haywire” which was published mid-pandemic. Notice the lovely silver sticker? “Haywire” was shortlisted in this year’s NSW Premier’s History Awards. Tom (Hay NSW) October 1939...

What makes a scientist?

What makes a Scientist? This is wizardry, magic, wonderful. If you click on this link, you can read the first three chapters of Aussie Stem Stars: Georgia Ward-Fear. This is how scientists are made. You may also be interested in the Radio chat with Georgia Ward-Fear,...

On the RRRadio …

On the RRRadio … Georgia Ward-Fear and I have been chatting on the radio with Shane Huntington. Neither Georgia nor I could be there live, so we Zoomed in. It was a good half-way method. We could see each other but it was an audio interview (which went out...

Filling the Well

Filling the well Writing can drain your brain. Well, it certainly can drain mine. I try to keep topping up during a project, but when I’ve handed in a project, or finished editing I find that it’s helpful to consciously refill the well. That means walking...

Wild Pa

This is the face you make when a book you wrote, illustrated by a clever clogs like Connah (Brecon), and published by the wonderful team at Random House Kids is included on the CBCA Notable list for 2017. It feels pretty good

Bursting!

It’s been a big week!Emu has been shortlisted for the Environment Award. Then there was lunch with Walker and Black Dog peoples from both sides of book-making. I received my copies of the US version of ‘Emu’. It has a dust jacket and looks very...