News & Events

Upcoming Events:

Candice is now available for virtual author visits, workshops and readings. She has prior experience presenting for the Online Literature Festival and for schools and other events. There are pre-recorded or live options available via Zoom or Skype, or discuss your requirements for using other platforms. She can also be booked for these visits via Speakers’ Ink.

Romancing the Stars Gold Coast 2019
14 June 2019 6:00 PM
Somerset College
Somerset Drive, Mudgeeraba Qld 4213
Book Links and Somerset Storyfest invite you to speed date 16 local stars and meet others informally. Discover what books our local authors and illustrators have been creating for children and young adults. Great food and drinks. View and buy books and illustrations. Book Launch. Raffle and quiz competition. Friday evening 14 June from 6.00pm.
$25 members, $35 non-members
To find out more about the stars, check our website

Past Events:

Tamborine Times

Romancing the Stars – Author speed dating

ABC Gold FM Book Club

In February 2013, tune in to ABC Gold FM’s Book Club with Nicole Dyer to hear me chatting about my latest novel ‘Unloched’ with the month’s selected guests.

Romancing the Stars – Author speed dating

Come along to this very special events put on through Book Links on Valentine’s Day

When: 6-8pm 14th February, 2013

Where: Venue to be confirmed

Getting Published Workshop – for over 55s

Come along and find out everything you need to know about preparing and submitting your work for publication

Where: Elanora Library

When: Tuesday, April 16 2013

Payne Road State Primary School

I’m visiting the Payne Road State Primary School to work with the Year 4 – 7 students on creating and using a magical object. There’ll also be lots of talk about how to create a story.

Unloched – Out Now

Unloched has just been released and is now available via the publisher at Odyssey Books or through most major book  e-tailers and retailers in paperback or e-book format. Click here for purchase options.

Gold Coast Writers’ Festival

Gold Coast Writers’ Festival 2012

I’ll be holding writing workshops for some of the Gold Coast’s up and coming young writers at Surfers Paradise State School on Friday October 26, 2012. This will be followed by a panel discussion all as part of the Gold Coast Writers’ Festival. I’ll also be a special guest at the Literary Luncheon on the Sunday. On Saturday, signed copies of my books will be available for purchase, including my debut novel Unloched, on its official release date.

‘Hubert and the Magic Glasses’ – out with New Frontier Publishing’s Little Rockets Series in August 2012

My latest book for kids is out soon!

Find out more at the official Little Rockets series website.

or pre-order your copy at Booktopia.

Click here for the official book release.

Writing Books for Children Course – @ Lightbulb Community Education

My popular Writing Books for Children course is coming to the Gold Coast and enrolments are now open. 

Classes begin in May on Thursday evenings and it runs for six weeks.

Please visit the site, at Writing Books for Children for a full course descriptions and/or to enrol.

Oxenford Writers’ Group

This group I facilitated in 2011 recently won the Gold Coast Writers’ Association (GCWA) Christmas competition. All members contributed to a group story and I was very pleased to compile, edit and contribute to it. Well done to all members of the group!

You can read the e-book free here:

GCWA-Christmas-Competition Winning Story

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