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Sometimes it’s hard to prioritise. Out of all the things you could be doing right now, is sitting down to do your writing or your creative project the best thing you could do? I’ve certainly been grappling with this issue. At the beginning of the year,...

Lots of people said nice things to me at my London book launch but the nicest thing had nothing to do with my book. Jane Smith, a librarian from Concordia Lutheran College in Toowoomba, Australia, happened to be in London that night so I asked her...

I stopped this Chinese tourist the other day at Bondi to take a photo of his t-shirt. He and his girlfriend thought it hilarious, proudly telling me the t-shirt was made in China. 'Other people have laughed. You're the first to take photo,' he said.  It...

I’ve got a new name to call myself: I’m a hybrid author. I’ve got one book traditionally published (Last Seen in Lhasa, Random House), then The Pagoda Tree through Unbound and I’m soon launching A Baboon in the Bedroom as an indie-publishing project. The big difference...