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Why a picture book on leatherback sea turtles? +augmented reality announcement

When I look at my backlist (yes, it’s exciting to be able to refer to my ‘backlist’) I see a...

It’s okay to not be happy with your work

When I was finishing off the formatting for Ramble On over the last few weeks, it was taking longer than...

Turtles, dollhouses, and plants – what’s next?

With Ramble On in its final stages (celebrate the release at Auckland Central Library, Sun Oct 15) I’ve been busy...

On bookselling: you get back what you give

I’ve been selling at events for a while now. The first was The Caretaker of Imagination book launch, then craft markets,...

New project: A miniature dollhouse style picture books

The Train to Nowhere is a story idea that has been waiting for attention for about the last five years....

On over sharing

Sometimes I’m aware that I say a lot more than many people would about the stuff that I’m struggling with,...

New books on the way (finally!)

Okay I know I’ve been super slack with getting these new editions done, which is for several reasons. One is...

Call for sponsors – Ramble On: A celebration of walking in NZ & around the world

I’m in the final stages of drafting Ramble On, and then I have a long list of illustrations to do –...

Long term thinking and believing in yourself

And following on from Monday’s little rant / big lesson… I was listening to Joanna Penn’s podcast the other day...

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