Journey of a Groningen Girl
Welcome to the Lost Sister, the official website of the novel, 'The Lost Sister of Groningen' by Nell Jones
The new edition of 'The Sky Is My Religion' is available on Blurb and will be launched at the Dewangga Gallery, Ubud, Bali on the 4th October in the 'Dancing Under The Sky' Exhibition. The beautiful covers were designed by I Wayan Meja and I Wayan Eka Partama (Gilo) both painters in Ubud. Please check it out!
There are some fantastic stories and information on this site. Check it out!
This month I have received some lovely messages of support for my work. The comment below comes from Lyn in Maldon Victoria. It's always great to get such lovely feedback.
I just finished yr book ..... I loved it I couldn't put it down .... Your mum and family what a life journey !!!! I'm so impressed by your ability to give voice to a family and to a time of immense hardship ..... Thank you ..... Please write another you're very…Continue
Posted by Nell Jones on March 30, 2015 at 8:36pm
Well we are coming close to the end of the year and it has been a huge one for me. To end this year off, I decided to publish a poetry book that my Year 2 students worked on throughout the year during Creative Writing classes at my school. An absolutely delightful experience! They are available…Continue
Posted by Nell Jones on December 9, 2014 at 5:39pm
Well its been a busy start to 2014. I had my 50th birthday bash in Newcastle and a great time was had by all. In March I started my Masters/PhD program with Newcastle University and have been working with Australian poet, Keri Glastonbury who is supervising my novel, A Token For Perry. …Continue
A last update for 2013 so I would like to wish to extend my warmest wishes for the festive season and hope all of you have a wonderful Christmas and hoping New Year brings love, joy and success.
Back in September I wrote a short script called Anneke, The Lost Sister of Groningen to work as a…Continue
Posted by Nell Jones on December 17, 2013 at 8:55pm
Posted by Nell Jones on November 2, 2013 at 11:45am
I have been rather busy these last weeks working on A Token for Perry, my new novel but have the great privilege next week, in teaching a full day workshop for some young writers in Newcastle at Redhead through the Department of Education. I hope I can inspire them! I will shortly be running a competition to win some books...so stay tuned. Also have begun the process in finding a way to make The Lost Sister of Groningen into a full length movie. Have had some quiet…Continue
Posted by Nell Jones on May 2, 2013 at 11:05pm
Happy New Year and hopefully this year will be a wonderful year for all members and their families. 2013 and I have been working steadily on my new novel, A Token For Perry and hopefully in a few months will have the first draft finished.
Meanwhile I wanted to let you know that there is a fantastic exhibtion on at the Maritime Museum in Sydney at Darling Harbour, called Waves of Migration. The museum requested that migrants put their stories up on the message board…Continue
Posted by Nell Jones on January 30, 2013 at 6:30pm