Where do ideas come from?

“Where do you get your ideas?” I’m pretty sure that if you canvassed a group of authors this would be the number one question that each and every one of …

The week that was

What a week it’s been. I feel as though I’ve been here, there and everywhere – when, in actual fact, I’ve been pretty much at my computer, working on a …

Happy P-Day to Career Mums!

Start transmission…. Just popping in from my blogcation (weather is great, wish you were here) for a small happy dance to celebrate the fact that Career Mums hits the bookshops …

The proof is in the reading

My editor emailed me today. First page proofs of my new book Career Mums are ready and on their way to me. This is the point where all those words start …

The joy of edits

I am working on the edits for my working mum book (out January 2012, did I tell you?). If anything could be described as painful, but necessary, edits are it. …

The night before…

Complacency is a killer. So sure was I that my manuscript was done that I left it to the last minute to tidy up the document, make it look pretty …

Progress report: The home stretch

With four days to go until my non-fiction manuscript is due to arrive at the publisher’s offices, I am pleased to report that I’m down to the dotting Is and …

So, I’m writing this book…

It occurred to me today that I have a matter of months to complete the manuscript for a book. An actual book. To be published by Penguin Australia in 2012. …

My Little Pink Book

Today my credit card bill came in. That, combined with a chance conversation on Twitter last night, reminded me that I have never shared with my Pink Fibro friends the …