Category Archives: children's books

PiBoldMo Winner 30+ ideas in 30 days

Yay, I created 35 picture book ideas for November’s PiBoldMo (picture book idea month). November’s challenge was to create 30 picture book concepts in 30 days.  It didn’t have to be a manuscript or potential best-seller ideas. Just ideas to … Continue reading

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Cyber book launch of A Christmas Tail happening NOW

Hi everyone. I am soooo excited.  The cyber book launch of A Christmas Tail co-authored by Donna Smith and myself has just started. Please drop by any time today, and don’t forget to leave a comment so we know who … 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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Meet Susie Caron during her virtual blog tour

November and December is a busy time for author, Susie Caron.  Susie is currently celebrating the release of her books, Twee’ and I Am Twee’ as part of her ‘Between You and Me’ series of children’s books. Susie’s  allegory picture … 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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JM Toy Detective – The Magic Glasses Blog Tour & Giveaway

This week, don’t forget to join Donna Smith during her blog tour promoting her delightful new book, Jazmine Montgomery Toy Detective – The Magic Glasses. Donna is also giving away a free eBook each day of her blog tour. Details … Continue reading

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I’m a winner of the Wacky Words Contest.

Remember the Wacky Words Contest I was helping to promote? Crosley, the ‘star’ of Sands Hetherington’s award winning Night Buddies Adventure series, recently held a wacky words competition to seek some wacky new words to add t’ his wacky vocabulary. … 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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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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Book App Academy – registration open till 21 June.

Book app expert, Karen Robertson, has just reopened her online Home Study Course for creating book apps – Book App Academy – and is taking new members until June 21st 2013! ~~~~~~~~ This 8-module, video-tutorial course takes you through planning … Continue reading

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