Category Archives: Independent Australian Authors

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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Creativity takes courage

Creativity takes courage – Henri Matisse Yes, it does take courage It takes courage to start It takes courage to take your own path of creativity It takes courage to not give up It takes courage to believe in yourself … Continue reading

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Chatting with Alexis Tapp, children’s author and writer

Helen Ross writes supports talented independently published Australian children’s authors, and reputable independent publishers and small print press. I continue to be gobsmacked by the talent we have in Australia – writers, poets, illustrators, film-makers, animators, photographers, musicians, songwriters  and … Continue reading

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Chatting with Morgen Bailey on her blog

This week the lovely and accomplished UK author and blogger, Morgen Bailey chatted with me about my writing journey. As interviewee number 417, you can find our ‘chat’ at: http://morgenbailey.wordpress.com/2012/07/01/author-interview-no-417-with-writer-helen-ross/ Morgen’s eNewspaper (via Scoop It) picked up the interview as its … Continue reading

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Book Talk with Barbara Barth

Please note that this blog post has been edited since it was first posted 10 mins ago.   Like many writers I know, I am very fortunate to keep ‘meeting’ wonderful and supportive people through various blogging and networking worlds. And along … Continue reading

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Book competitions at ‘Books for Little Hands’ blog

Children’s author, Renee Taprell, is currently holding book competitions on her blog ‘Books for Little Hands’ at: http://booksforlittlehands.blogspot.com.au/ To be in the running to win a copy of my giggle poetry book, Bubble Gum Trouble and other Giggle Poetry and/or … Continue reading

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