The Itchy Kraken is a curiously named bookish website packed with all sorts of wonderful posts about authors, books and the publishing industry, and I was thrilled to be invited to make a guest appearance on the site this week.
Thanks so much to Adrienne for the invitation, and for the thought-provoking questions about my debut children’s picture book, Every Family is Different (Serenity Press). Here’s a taste of the interview, and a link to read the whole post.
Tell us about yourself:
Family, friends, reading and writing are what I love most in life. I am the wife of a builder and golf tragic, the mother of two compassionate, intelligent and sassy daughters, and the daughter of a brave, strong woman who has always been my greatest role model.
I’m also a fiercely proud sister, auntie, great-auntie, sister-in-law and loyal friend. After more than 30 years as a journalist, sub-editor, columnist and editor, I recently exchanged newspaper and magazine deadlines for a corporate communications and marketing role.
When I’m not at work, I relish the hours I spend reading, writing, writing about reading, and reading about writing. I also love talking about writing and reading, particularly with some much-loved writer and book club friends…