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 …

Tara Moss is in the Fibro

The first time I interviewed Tara Moss, I wanted to hate her. It was way back in the days when her first novel, Fetish, was on the stands. She was …

Fete accompli

Today was School Fete Day. (Thank you for your kind wishes, I’m fine.) Among the many notes that come home from school, cunningly disguised on different coloured pieces of paper …

Wild about Harry

Mr6 and I are reading Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone together. Last year, I read it to him. He loved it. Could recount every detail. Then someone from school …

The drama of reading at school

Today was Reading day at the school. I’m a regular. I’ve been rolling in for an hour or two from the start of kindy, when I was working through ‘I …

Do you remember your first time?

Don’t you love a first time? Okay, some are better than others (first heartbreak anyone? first labour pains anyone? first root canal anyone?), but today I got to enjoy a …

When the going gets tough…

Mr6’s literary career continues apace. He’s finished writing his first original story – following our discussion about plagiarism – and has branched out into comic books. I’ve decided to help …

The mystery of my Blyton voice

Tonight I realised that I have an Enid Blyton voice. It is terribly proper, pitched slightly higher than my usual speaking voice, and rounded at the edges. Perfect for talking …

Other people’s houses

I’ve put on my best American accent and am guest posting today with the lovely Susie from MotherHoot. It’s all about the life envy that can ensue when I’m writing …

It’s all mystery from here

There is a reason that crime fiction sells in huge quantities around the world. Humans love a mystery. Even when there’s no mystery. Last week, Fam Fibro hit the road, …

It’s all mystery from here

There is a reason that crime fiction sells in huge quantities around the world. Humans love a mystery. Even when there’s no mystery. Last week, Fam Fibro hit the road, …