Natural Born Loser bookstore events!

Natural Born Loser bookstore events!

Hello cHEwY gum gums

My new cHEwY creation (aka book) is out and I’ll be celebrating at two events over the next two Saturdays. On the 11th of August, I’ll be at Better Read Than Dead in Newtown from 1-3pm. And then I’ll be in Lost In Books in Fairfield on the 18th August, 10:30-12pm. Come down and say hi, and get a book or two signed hehe.

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Bryon Writers Festival 2018

Bryon Writers Festival 2018

Hi cHEwY gum gums, I’m going to the Bryon Writers Festival next week, so if you’re around the area, come over and say hi! I’ll be part of the primary schools program with other cool authors like Matt Stanton and the duo of Andrew Hansen/Jessica Roberts. They’ll also be with me on the Kids Big Day Out on August 5th too, so come check it out here.

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NSW Kids and YA festival, 30th June

NSW Kids and YA festival, 30th June

Calling all aspiring writers! I’ll be part of this year’s KIDYA festival at the NSW Writers Centre. It’s a day dedicated to the ins and outs of writing for children and young adults, with panels about various genres and aspects about the industry. There’s also an excellent pitching session in the late afternoon too. I’m on a panel about writing humour with other funny authors like Tim Harris and R.A Spratt. Tickets are available here.

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School Holiday Writing Workshops in July

School Holiday Writing Workshops in July

Hi cHEwY gum gums

I’ll be running some school holiday workshops in July, both in Sydney, Melbourne and Warranambool.

July 2nd: Wheeler Centre, Melbourne 2-3pm, free but bookings are essential. Book here now

July 3rd: Warranambool Art Gallery, 2-3pm, free, bookings essential. Book here now.

July 10th: Lost in Books, Fairfield NSW

July 18th: Better Read Than Dead, Newtown, 1-3pm (as part of their whole day program, check it out here.

O.P

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Just Kidding National Writing Competition 2018

Just Kidding National Writing Competition 2018

Calling all cHEwY gum gums aged 7 to 12 (or any adults who know kids too). There is a fabtastic writing competition run by Just Kidding Magazine. I’ll be judging the ages 7-8 category, along with Jacqueline Harvey (9-10) and Tristan Bancks (11-12). You’ll win some awesome prizes such as seeing your story published as a physical book, packs of books, and a special message from the judges too.

It can be anything you want and it’s up to 500 words. Email mystory@yarramedia.com.au OR go to the Just Kidding website.

 

 

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Sharjah Childrens Reading Festival, 22-28th April

Sharjah Childrens Reading Festival, 22-28th April

I’ll be visiting my cHEwY gum gums in the UAE in a few weeks time, in the Sharjah Childrens Reading Festival. I’ll be hosting some interactive storytelling sessions, as well as some creative writing workshops too. It’s going to be a whole lot of fun, and I’ll be joining an impressive list of international authors and illustrators. Stay tuned for updates on either Instagram or my blog 🙂

O.W

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