Category: career

Like many writers, I started on the bottom rung of the magazine ladder. I’ve been the annoyingly enthusiastic work experience student. The over-worked intern. The stumbling, fresh-faced young writer. Fast-forward to 2015: I’m now about 137 years old, and I’ve been a senior features writer, deputy editor, managing editor, chief sub-editor, author, and chocolate addict…

Continue Reading [writing] truth can be stranger than fiction

So, this happened and I came preeeeeeeetty close to wetting myself in excitement. Yep,  my first book, THE INTERN, has been shortlisted for the Inside A Dog Gold Inky Award, which celebrates high-quality young adult literature (still not sure how I wriggled my way in, but I’m taking it!). Now, here’s where you come in: if you’re…

Continue Reading [news] the intern shortlisted for the 2015 gold inky award

Miss my radio interview with ABC’s Rhianna Patrick and literature expert Sarah Mayor Cox from La Trobe University on YA, books, THE INTERN, FAKING IT and much, much more last night?* Clickity click right HERE.  If that wasn’t enough fun, I also did a Facebook chat on the ABC’s Rhianna Patrick Show page afterwards. Here’s what went down. Ben: Gabby.…

Continue Reading [media] abc local radio podcast + facebook chat transcript