reading! signing! talking! come along!

September 22nd, 2010 | Category: Events

For anyone in Melbourne in the next week or so, BORDERS MELBOURNE CENTRAL is hosting two YA events – so come along if you can. Thursday September 30, 5pm Simmone Howell (‘Everything Beautiful’), William Kostakis (‘Loathing Lola’) and Gabrielle Williams (‘Beatle Meets Destiny’) all listed on Get Reading’s 50 Books You Can’t Put Down –…

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write on!

September 16th, 2010 | Category: writing

A student at the recent Brisbane Writers Festival asked me what he should do when he came to dead ends or flat spots in his writing. The idea of ‘writer’s block’ is very common. But I don’t like the idea. I reject it. It sounds like a disease, or something you can’t avoid, something that…

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girl saves boy saves girl

September 10th, 2010 | Category: new releases

O Steph Bowe! Why do your fans love you so? Is it because – (a) you have written such a charming, touching and twinkle-toed book? (b) you blog your socks off and share your ideas with such enthusiasm and generosity? (c) you always have a kind word for everyone? (d) all of the above… Correct…

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dan’s muesli bar recipe

September 8th, 2010 | Category: food

Here is the recipe Dan and his mother cook in Six Impossible Things, page 47. They cook a simpler version of this – with fewer ingredients – because they haven’t got much in the pantry. 3 cups of rolled oats 1 cup of plain flour three quarters of a cup of castor sugar 150g butter…

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muesli bar post update…

September 8th, 2010 | Category: Uncategorized

Hi guys, I said I’d post on Dan’s muesli bars today, but I’m having all sorts of techno trouble with the photos uploading for some reason, they’re all shy and run away when they’re only 87% or 93% or 76% uploaded, and now I have to go out! So it won’t be up until tomorrow…

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