Paula Stevenson Writer

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Over the Top

This is not my usual blog post about my farm or the animals. But it is about my valley, the Upper Hunter. The 100th anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba has just been celebrated in the area, in  ...

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Wild Honey

This is a postscript to my Stinging Tale post. The bees have produced a golden harvest. My middle grade novel Wild Honey has just been long listed for the CBCA Aspiring Writers Mentorship Award.  ...

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Inspiration

I have been away from my farm and in the big smoke for a week. I have a new appreciation of how my environment inspires my writing especially my Picture Books for kids. I have missed the cows and  ...

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Drought

It’s as dry as a chip. Basically no water from above, none in the ground and none below. No rain since March and none on the horizon. But we farmers are an optimistic lot. We are cheered by  ...

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Book Week

They were very little. Some came with their carers or mothers, accompanied by babies asleep in prams. They sat on the dinosaur mat in the library. Two of the groups were local day care providers  ...

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