- First Prize! Prana Writers' Book in a Day, The Coral Sea Monster, wins both the National and Eastern States first prizes! Oct 2011.
- We've been shortlisted for the Write a Book in a Day Awards!
- Presenter (to adults and children), Ipswich Children's Literature Festival, 6th-11th Sept 2011.
- Workshop presenter, Write and Illustrate a Picture Book, Elanora Library, Gold Coast, 29th August 2011. For all those who missed the first one.
- Workshop Presenter, Write and Illustrate a Picture Book, Palm Beach Library, Gold Coast, 23rd August 2011. It's booked out!
- School Illustration Workshops during Book Week at Coomera Rivers State School, August 2011.
- I'm visiting Love That Book bookstore in Helensvale for National Bookshop Day. Come say hi! 20th August 2011.
- Write a Book in a Day - My writers group, Prana Writers, wrote a book (The Coral Sea Monster) in 12 hours for the Royal Children's Hospital of Qld. 14th August 2011.
- Writing Workshop Presenter, Redlitzer Competition, Redlands Library, 23rd July 2011.
- Presenter, Hooking the Reader, Gold Coast Writers Association, 16th July 2011.
- Presenter, Facebook Privacy Settings, SCBWI Meeting, Brisbane, 15th April 2011.
- Presenter - 'Building your Author Brand'. Prana Writers Group, Gold Coast. 2nd April 2011.
- Pond Magic Review and live radio interview with Nicole Dyer. Listen to the audio podcast: ABC 91.7 Coast FM, Friday, 25th March 2011.
- Four of my watercolour artworks were included in the Art of Reading Exhibition,Robina Art Gallery, 22 Feb - 8th Mar 2011
- Author Talk at Black Cat Books' Children's Author Event, Paddington, Brisbane25th February 2011
- Pond Magic Blog Tour 2010
- Pond Magic's Fabulous Launch photos and story
- Pond Magic will be launched at the Marks and Gardner Gallery, Mt Tambourine, at 2.00pm on Sunday the 17th October 2010 by Narelle Oliver.
Bring your family along for a fun-filled afternoon of activities, games and song.
With performances by Nadia Sunde
from her international award-winning children's album.
Prizes for the best fairytale or French costume - adults too!
- Pond Magic's first review is up on the blog 'Paper Dolls' http://paperdollsbooks.blogspot.com/2010/09/pond-magic.html
- I was resident artist at the St Hilda's School Art Exhibition, Southport, on Thursday 2nd September 2010.Presenter Success Stories, CYA Conference, Brisbane, 2010.
- Pond Magic will be launched at the CYA Conference on the 4th September lunchtime. There will be a raffle prize giveaway. CYA there!!
- My debut children's book, Pond Magic, is released today, 30th August 2010.(an Aussie Chomp, Penguin Australia) Stock will be arriving in bookshops and libraries all of this week.
- A selection of my artwork is being exhibited at the Southport Library, Gold Coast, for the month of September 2010.