Introducing The Girls of Summer series

So, remember those sweet romances we read as teenagers in the 1980s an 1990s? The ones with lesbian main characters who fell for other girls and had fun adventures and happily-ever-after endings? No? Me neither. I do, however, remember those sweet teen […]

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Diversity in YA and what I’m doing to change it

In sport, particularly when playing finals, we have a saying: “Leave nothing in the tank” In other words, play your absolute best today. Leave nothing for tomorrow. Today, it counts. In writing terms, it would be “Do your best work now.” Don’t […]

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Lesbian does not always equal sex

(Admit it. All you saw in the heading was “lesbian sex”). Now that I’ve got your attention, I wanted to chat about a couple of things that have been annoying me no end the last few weeks. I’ve been doing some research on an […]

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What I have in common with Beccy Cole

(Apart from stunning good looks and singing ability). 2012 seems to be the “year of coming out” for some reason. I’m not exactly sure why that’s so, but I’m happy to run with it. So far, we’ve seen the likes of Magda […]

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What’s my value?

(Apologies for the length of this post. I really wanted to be brief but once I get started, I just can’t seem to stop.) In Queensland, we currently have Civil Partnership Laws enabling couples (hetero and same-sex) to register their relationships. It’s […]

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