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Meet John McFarland, author of Annette: A Big Hairy Mom

As I am slowly starting to unwind after a rather hectic year, I have the pleasure of interviewing author John McFarland – my last interview for 2014 (and for a while). John McFarland is the author of a new Young Reader novel about … Continue reading

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Meet Jon McDonald, author of The Hunt for the Lost Treasure of Lower Kal Ory.

Today author Jon McDonald drops by my blog to chat about his writing journey and the inspiration behind his middle grade kids adventure book and cookbook – The Hunt for the Lost Treasure of Lower Kal Ory.  I love the … Continue reading

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Monster Blog Tour

To celebrate the publication of his new novel, Monster School, D C Green is touring some wonderful author and writing blogs during the first two weeks of October. D C Green will provide tonnes of insights into the writing process … Continue reading

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Author Denise Zarrella joins the World of Ink Virtual Tour

The World of Ink Network is now touring author Denise Zarrella’s life inspiring book, Not Even The SKY Is The LIMIT! published by Halo Publishing, Int. “The stories I love doing the most are the ones that empower those who … Continue reading

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New Pre-launch Christmas In July Release

Psst! I know it isn’t Christmas yet, and most of us don’t really want to know. However, if you like to party, keep reading. It is currently winter time in Australia. And for many people who live in areas where … Continue reading

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Setting Off

Well, it is holiday time again. In Australia, it does get a little confusing as each State/Territory has slightly different school terms. Also Private schools and colleges tend to have different term dates to that of State schools. Regardless, many … Continue reading

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Celebrate Christmas in July with Peter Mouse

Christmas In July is fast becoming a ‘formal’ celebration. It apparently began over twenty years ago in Austalia’s internationally famous Blue Mountains, and has grown to become a major seasonal event. I am still researching the origin of this tradition … Continue reading

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