About to read …

Light Boxes by Shane Jones. It had me at the cover. But then, I found the trailer for its German release. And because we’re on some kind of trailer theme around here …  

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And for a laugh …

I found this courtesy of the We Love YA post mentioned previously. Check it out – it’s the trailer for Brad Meltzer’s new book and it’s very funny …  

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News cruise …

Natalie Hatch from We Love YA has done a round up of what’s happening in the world of book trailers and included the one for Saltwater Vampires. As has Judith Ridge on her blog, Misrule. Judith’s seeking ‘how-to’ info on what makes a good trailer, so if you’d like to share take the trip over. And Carly (from Raw Blue) made the list

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Back from Voices on the Coast …

What a fantastic festival. I just wanted to hang out and listen to the other authors and illustrators all day long, but that said, I had a great time talking about Raw Blue and Saltwater Vampires, and doing a couple of workshops. Muchas gracias to everybody who came to listen/question/write! The University of the Sunshine Coast was such a good venue, and it

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Sliding head-first down a track, really, really fast … the process

The idea of the process section of this blog is to talk to people who are doing things – making music videos, editing books, dancing, designing – which will hopefully provide you with inspiration for whatever it is that you’re doing (or want to do). Emma Lincoln-Smith does the skeleton – a sport where you slide head-first down a track at speeds of

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