Top Nine for 2020:

  1. THE NANCYS shortlisted for Ned Kelly Awards.
  2. HarryCat & I celebrated #wearitpurpleday.
  3. THE NANCYS won the Ngaio Marsh Awards, Best First Novel & shortlisted for Best Novel.
  4. Jo @blarneybooksandart & I co-created @queer_writes_sessions our first pilot with legendary Renee & the wonderful @lilobrienwrites
  5. Sold the sequel to THE NANCYS NANCY BUSINESS due June 2021
  6. My partner in crime @katherine.kovacic & I got to run a crime fiction course with Faber Writing Academy filled with excellent students & guests, Craig Sisterson, @sb_did_it & @thehammernow
  7. #authorsforfireys @novaweetman @emilygalebooksetc & all those that helped them, inspiring the writing community to join together in an incredible way, bringing joy amongst the darkness. Thanks to my Super Ferret-Schnauzer Cartel @thirty_books @blarneybooksandart @kcfromaustcrime & @hugo_thewhiteschnauzer Bram Presser & Emma Neale & @jptequilarista
  8. Clunes Writing Retreat that never happened- instead we Zoomed & I got to know these wonderful, talented [email protected]_mc @anna_downes_writer @jppomare @akalagianblunt, absolute sanity check during this intense year & friendships forged.
  9. Finally one of my favourite 2020 writing vlogs #AusChat with the fabulous @annawhateley_writer, 😍one of the best things of lockdown, during all the toilet paper panic buying, and just in general #topnine #2020