Free e-Books — and More
Welcome to Faery
Welcome to Faery – a FREE short story collection
Blog Posts on Creative Writing
What Can I Write About? How To Come Up With Ideas
How To Write a Fairytale (And Why You Should Try) – One of my most popular blog posts.
So you want to write fantasy? 3 reasons there are no rules – Hints on writing fantasy.
How to Get Published: The Pros and Cons of a Publishing Deal – Includes a slide deck and downloadable PDF.
Don’t Panic! Your First Draft is Always Sh*t! – Another popular post.
In case you’ve written a book, and are now wondering how to market – here’s some things I’ve found useful. Click Here to download
Blog Posts About Books
Old But Still Popular: The History of Fairytales
6 Old-But-Awesome Fantasy Series for Teen Readers – includes a downloadable PDF
A Memory of Fire and the SoulNecklace Stories
The Perils and Pitfalls of Writing a Trilogy
6 Things You Didn’t Know about My Books
Behind the Scenes – the Settings of A Skillful Warrior
An Exclusive Snapshot: the Backstory of The SoulNecklace Stories. A peep into the wider story.
The Prankster and The Ghost – Information and Material
3 Ghostly Facts Behind my Ghost Story: Some (spooky) background info on The Prankster and the Ghost.
3 Outstanding Ghost Stories to Encourage Kids to Read
Everything You Wanted to Know About The Prankster and the Ghost: warning: includes a video of practical jokes!
Other Books by NZ Authors
Looking for other books by Kiwi Authors? Click here for a download of printable posters of Anzac Books and NZ Sporting Books (kindly supplied by Maria Gill).
Teacher Notes for A Necklace of Souls. (First published in Starters and Strategies, Term One 2013)
Teacher Support Material for Silas the Stretcher Bearer (from from Literacy Online)
Story – Olden Days – from The School Journal, November 2014
Author Interview in Collected, School Library Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (SLANZA) Magazine, Issue Number 9, Page 13, Sept 2013
Author Interview in Literacy Online, 26 June 2014
And my personal favourite….
A Video of The Evil Drinking Fountain, 12 July 2013 by Bree at Parkvale School.