Stowaway Daze is out NOW!
Stowaway Daze is out now! HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO SAVE YOUR HEROES? When homeless teen Max Stripe’s favourite band performs in Detroit, he brazenly jumps aboard their tour […]
Don’t miss the wonderful Suzy Cato reading Freakout Island!
Suzy Cato is a Kiwi treasure and has entertained and educated children for decades. In short, she is cool. So when she offered to read Freakout Island in its entirety […]
Publishers Weekly reviews The Underers
Here is a lovely review of the Underers from Publishers Weekly After moving seven times in seven years due to her cop father losing his job, Journee Blake expects Millwater […]
A photo of my dad at school
It’s hard to imagine but once upon a time, your parents went to school, just like you! Here is a photo I found of my father at school in […]
There’s no such thing as an inappropriate question if you’re seven-years-old
It’s Book Week here in New Zealand and yesterday I spent two wonderful hours with Ellerslie School. As usual, my favourite part of the talk is question time: Where do […]
Meet Toby from My Best Worst Year
Toby is the main character in My Best Worst Year, a hilarious story about a boy who is promised a Gamebox V3 by his dad if he scores 20 wickets […]
Are you a keen reader? Do you like free books?
Good news wonderful readers. From March 4th 2021 my book The Underers ebook will be absolutely free – click here for your copy. Here’s a sneak peek about the […]
The day R2D2 threw me into a trash can
One of my favourite interviews in my radio career was with Kenny Baker, otherwise known as R2D2. Kenny was a circus and cabaret performer before a phone call came […]
This little shop was the inspiration for my first children’s novel
In my children’s novel My Best Worst Year, the main character Toby often visits his grandma in her second-hand shop named ‘Junk and Disorderly.’ The inspiration for this came from […]