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2 August 2015 | Adult Fiction

The eye of the sheep

The eye of the sheep Sofie Laguna Allen and Unwin 2014 Winner of the 2015 Miles Franklin award The story: Jimmy is the narrator – we meet him when he is six and the novel ends when he’s eleven. Jimmy sees the world differently from other kids – he counts sheep to fall asleep, he…

1 August 2015 | Writing Notes

The importance of stories

Stories are important. And your stories are important. I love both reading and writing stories, as well as hearing other people’s stories. I’ve created this website and blog to share the books I’ve read, the stories I’m writing and ways to encourage ourselves and children to read and write and be as creative as we…