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Hello MD/DE/WV SCBWI

Hello MD/DE/WV SCBWI

Most often when I am travelling I try and drop in to the local SCBWI chapter and chat to the folks there and last night, just the second night away, it was a thrill to finally catch up with a few of the folks from the Maryland/Deleware/West Virginia chapter. Sue was able to snaffle a […]

Ambassador Duties

Ambassador Duties

What a thrill it has been this Australia Day, January 26, to be an Ambassador and visiting Kempsey. Thank you to Kempsey Shire Council and the mayor, Liz Campbell for hosting us for this wonderful gathering. It was a delight being there in Kempsey … again! So how do you get to Kempsey? When you […]

Professional Learning Day

Professional Learning Day

One of my favourite places is the State Library of NSW and last Friday I was there with the education crew (do check out their digital portal Learning @ the Library). I was speaking as part of the Teaching and Learning, Technology and Libraries 2014 day (and again in August). It was great to be able to […]

Writer Overnighter at the Powerhouse Museum

Writer Overnighter at the Powerhouse Museum

Saturday night at the Powerhouse Museum was the most excellent fun night I have had with a bunch of kids for yonks! Eighty children, including some of the scouts from the 1st North Sydney Scout troupe, their parents and scout leaders rolled up for the activities and the best part – the sleepover. Early in the […]

Legacy Event – National Year of Reading

Legacy Event – National Year of Reading

It was an early rise on Monday morning to catch the plane down to Canberra yesterday for the final official function of 2012 National Year of Reading. I am amazed to think that 9 months ago I was  there in the same building at the launch of the event. Today was a gathering of folks who were part […]

Day 2 LA SCBWI Conference

Day 2 LA SCBWI Conference

Lots of happenings today … and of course tonight! I spent a little of this morning putting together the final touches for my PROTRACK session on Making Book Trailers … I decided (ages ago) that I would make a quick trailer on the morning so that I could show how easily it could be done. […]

More from the Literacy Dinner at Gosford

More from the Literacy Dinner at Gosford

Two more photos from Gosford City Library Literacy Dinner thanks folks ….

a Gosford Library Dinner Gig

a Gosford Library Dinner Gig

Thanks to Claire, Sharon and the wonderful folks at Gosford City Library who asked me to speak at a dinner function last night. They also had the Gosford High School orchestral group playing delightfully! What a blast talking about my favourite subject (at the moment) to a collective gathering of teachers, teacher librarians, librarians, and assorted […]

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