Haven’t you finished that book yet, Carole?

“So have you finished for the year, Carole?” People are always asking me that. “No, I have a book that’s going to the printers on the 19th,” I reply. “Which book?” they say. “Shadow Sister, the 5th Dragonkeeper book.” “I thought you finished that months ago.” “I finished the first draft in July, second draft … Continued

ebook Dragonkeeper series now available

I’ve had people asking me when the Dragonkeeper series will be available as ebooks for years. And I’m pleased to say digital editions are now available! You can get them in epub, Kindle and Kobo formats at iTunes, Bookworld, and Amazon. Stage fright, Sugar Sugar, Fromelles, Black Snake, Atmospheric and the Ramose series are also available as … Continued

Stagefright Blogs

I haven’t been a good blogger recently. Not on my own website anyway. I have however written two guest blogs about my latest book, Stagefright. One is an interview with George Ivanoff. The other is a blog I wrote about the difference between writing a novel set in the past and writing one in the future.

Book News

I’m very proud to announce that Blood Brothers has been short-listed for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Patricia Wrightson Prize. This is very exciting. The winners will be announced next month and you can see the complete short list, and the short lists for other sections here. Blood Brothers is the 4th book in the … Continued

Stagefright Published

My latest book Stagefright has just been released in Australia and should be in shops now. Stagefright is the only book I’ve written that is set now. It is the story of a bunch of students at a sports-mad school, who put on a musical. The multicultural group of students, some who have musical talents, … Continued

Israeli edition of Dragonkeeper

I recently received a copy of the Israeli edition of Dragonkeeper, which has been translated into Hebrew. It is always exciting to see how cover illustrators in different countries interpret my story.                   I like the darker colours of this cover and I am always pleased to … Continued

Let the Games Begin

It’s 30 days till the London Olympics begin. I have updated my book about the history of the modern Olympics, The Games. And it is now in the shops. I’m not really a sporty person, but writing this book has given me a real interest in the Olympics. I’m keen to see who will be … Continued

Win a Complete Set of Dragonkeeper Books

Today is the second day of my Blog Tour to celebrate the publication of Blood Brothers. This blog is hosted by Michael Earp on his Little Elfman’s Bibliotherapy blog. There you will learn all about me, thanks to Michael’s penetrating questions! Michael is offering a prize of the complete Dragonkeeper set. That is, the original … Continued

My Blog Tour Begins!

Today is the first day of my Blood Brothers blog tour. For those of you not familiar with blog tours (I wasn’t), this is where someone (me) does a guest blog on a different blog for a week or so. I’m looking forward to it. There are give-aways too. You can win copies of the … Continued

Blood Brothers Reading in Melbourne

Next Saturday, I will be reading from Blood Brothers and signing at Three Four Knock on the Door, a bookshop in Port Melbourne. This will be the first time I have read from my new book. I hope to see some of my Melbourne readers there. Please RSVP by ringing 9645 2085 or emailing lj@threefour.com.au … Continued