Hi folks. It’s very nice to be home again in the rainbow country. Looking out the window across the cane fields to Wollumbin (Mount Warning), hearing the birds singing and the koalas grunting in the night (I kid you not) and adjusting back into normal life after the swirl of travel activity. It’s spring in my neck of the woods, and a gorgeous time to be alive.
The rest of my trip continued to be exciting and all those things that travel is – including tiring! I managed to strut my stuff at the Historical Novel Society banquet and get through my reading of one of The Raven’s Heart sex scenes (why oh why did I think that was a good idea???) for the Saturday night sex scene event without too much blushing and stammering. In fancy dress no less. I’m quite glad that one is done and dusted.
For future reference if any of you are visiting London – I stayed in a fantastic bed and breakfast in central London near Goodge St tube (a village called Fitzrovia, though locals assure me no such place exists). If you’re looking for a budget place to stay, I can’t recommend it highly enough. Fitz B and B.
It’s head down and get busy for me in the next few months as I finish up my doctorate, write another children’s novel and get ready for ‘Chasing the light’ to hit the Australian bookshops in February.
The Raven’s Heart is starting to take off in the USA and UK, which is exciting – I was thrilled today to find a glowing review on Lamba Literary, which you may like to check out if you have a moment.
Over the next few days I’ll be posting items about three other Bywater Books authors – including some giveaways – so keep your eyes out.