Quick post to say how delighted I was that Because of You was listed as a 2018 Notable book by the Children's Book Council of Australia. What an honour and a privilege to be longlisted for the older reader's Book of the Year with such incredible home-grown young adult reads. Take a look at the full list (including books for younger readers) here
In other bookish news, I've finished my top secret middle grade project for Hinkler Books - early artwork and cover options are AMAZING and it'll be out in late 2018, hopefully I can share more very soon. The Little Wave, my verse novel for 8-12's with UQP will soon head into the edit suite and looks like coming out early to mid 2019.
In Singapore, I'll be appearing at the All In! Young Writers' festival this weekend. My workshop on plotting and characters is SOLD OUT! Can't wait to share stories and ideas during this fabulous festival, which puts teens to the front and gives them access to working writers, illustrators and content creators so they can hone their own work.