Pretty delighted Pineapples in the Pool is currently ranked #74 in Kindle Store > Books > Literature & Fiction > Poetry & Drama > Poetry > Women  before it's even gone on sale.

The thing with publishing…

... is that it takes time. So much time. There are countless people inolved behind the scenes - each with their own workload, availablity, deadlines. Which means there are long periods of time where it feels as though nothing is happening. But things are happening. Although it seems slow and although I am impatient, my book is... Continue Reading →

I mean, I don't know how it's been four months since my last post. I am very neglectful of this poor website. It's not without reason... Pineapples in the Pool has been going great guns, we hit target in December (WHAT A CHRISTMAS PRESENT) so I had a book to deliver and now I'm delighted... Continue Reading →

Pineapples in the Pool

Well it's been a while since I last posted, sorry. Actually I'm not sorry at all, because since I last posted I ONLY WENT AND GOT A PUBLISHING DEAL! Ooooh yeah! I am massively delighted that my poetry collection Pineapples in the Pool is being published by Unbound and is available for crowdfunding here: Obviously... Continue Reading →

A Valentine’s Day Thread

It's Valentine's Day and I have spent most of the day sending ridiculous pictures and messages to the people I love. The more unsettling or disgusting or overly sentimental the better. It is my favourite thing to do on Valentine's Day, to send these messages to the people I love to make them laugh. I read... Continue Reading →

It’s Complicated

This morning I was reminded (thanks Facebook Memories) about a post I wrote this time last year, today being the anniversary of when I moved to Perth. In the post I recounted the more significant times in my life: the break-ups, the relocation's, the overwhelming nervous excitement that comes from rebuilding a life again and again. The homesickness.... Continue Reading →

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we come together and stand shoulder to shoulder side by side we use our words to give voices to those they try to silence we stand proud and strong knowing this power comes from peace not from division we march so they can see how we will fight for unity for solidarity for equality and... Continue Reading →

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