Monthly Archives: January 2018
I’ve just realised that, when faced by a huge new challenge, the inspirational image that pops into my head is Nick Frost, covered in bruises & blood, taking a deep breath then fighting a bear. Nick Frost always wins, the bear buys him drinks.
Suffice to say, there’s a big new secret challenge in my life.
Onward and upward, toward the
Leife Shallcross is the author of several short stories, including Pretty Jennie Greenteeth, which won the 2016 Aurealis Award for Best Young Adult Short Story, and a graduate of the ACT Writers Centre’s 2016 HARDCOPY professional development program. Her first
Just plugging last edits into Restoration, powered by the kindness of the housemates who bring me cocktails (one a night so it’s not terrifying, drunken editing that makes Beloved Publisher cry).
I’m sitting in the Boatman’s low dark craft. I was in
… but I am actually busy planning to launch Restoration in August this year.
Badges, candy, cupcakes, Dr Kim, the Brisbane City Square Library and its magnificent staff, my family heckling from the front row.
Oh, it’s all happening.
Re-stocked The Bitterwood Bible cards today, and remembered how much I love the cover of the book. Kathleen Jennings’ artwork always seems to be drawn straight from my head.