I’ve had lots of questions about whether there’s a new book in the making. Well, there is! Its been on the go for a while, but got shoved onto the back burner when Red Dust was released.
However, today’s the day! With a cold northerly blowing and tomorrow being taken up with lamb marking, I’m sitting at my office desk, pondering Blue Skies.
I’ve found it hard to even think about this second book over the past few weeks with Red Dust coming onto the book shelves. That in itself has been a baptism by fire, with interviews and more phone calls than I’ve ever had!
Its hard to suddenly be out in the spotlight, when I usually talk to cows, sheep and chooks, more than I talk to humans! But it’s been a great learning experience and I’ll understand it more when Blue Skies comes out.
So, today, the bum is welded to the chair and Blue Skies will be getting closer to the finish line!
All the books that you can see around the key board are my research tools. There is a history element in Blue Skies and I was lucky enough to be given a government ‘Royal Commission on the Mallee Belt and Esperance Lands‘ report and an old Ag journal from 1837, which has been brilliant in helping my research along. Here we go …