Entries by Sally Collings

God and the bushfire

“God is in the flutter of the butterfly and the sweet aroma of the honeysuckle, in the steam rising from the pot of potatoes on the stove and in the smells and sounds and passing light in every room of the house. God is also in the negative, horrific sensations — in the explosion of […]

Among the ashes

What must it be like to see your town, your house and your belongings reduced to a scatter of ashes? Any other worries seem insignificant when you weigh them against whole communities being annihilated. And in such a violent, terrifying way, too. People talk about the ‘fury’ of the fires and their indiscriminate attack on […]

It’s a baby!

Yesterday I held it in my hands for the very first time. I gazed adoringly at it. Yes, it’s an advance copy of my new book, Positive! I hope the world loves it and treats it kindly … Now the hard work begins of making sure everyone in Australia (nah, the world!) knows about it […]


The World According to Kids takes off!

Soooo exciting to see people posting kids’ quotes for my new book on the website already! Plenty of people are emailing them too – please, please save my sanity by posting any contributions on http://sallycollings.com/twak. It will save me heaps of work and ensure that I’ve got all your details present and accounted for.

Welcome to Sally Collings’ blog

Web 2.0 or not to web 2.0. That seems to be the question nowadays. When designing Sally’s new site, Sally said she wanted to be able to communicate more easily with her fans and those seeking advice about a writing career. So we decided upon a blog. We hope you like it.