Category Archives: Independent publishing

Chatting with author, Morgen Bailey

Today, I welcome the lovely Morgen Bailey to my blogging corner. Morgen must be one of the busiest writers I ‘know’.  And when I say ‘busy’, I am sure after reading this, you will agree that this is certainly an understatement. This then … Continue reading

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Firebrand Publishing contest

The following information was recently sent to me from Firebrand Publishing. Please note that I have not used the services of this US based company, so am not endorsing them – just passing on in case anyone is interested. And … 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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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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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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Why you should/shouldn’t create a book app.

If you’ve ever wondered what a book app is and if it’s a publishing option you could consider, then I’ve got something to help. It’s a one-pager written by book app expert, Karen Robertson, about what a book app is, … Continue reading

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Night Buddies Adventure series Wacky Words Contest

The World of Ink Network and the Families Matter blog is currently running a fun contest for kids or anyone who loves children’s books. Please spread the word about this fun contest and you are also welcome to enter. It … Continue reading

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Meet author L.R.W. Lee

Currently The World of Ink Network is touring debut author L.R.W. Lee’s middle grade fantasy adventure, Andy Smithson: Blast of the Dragon’s Fury (Book 1). And today World of Ink and L.R.W Lee drop by my neck of the writing … 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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A giggle poem – ‘Shopping’

Today I am feeling a little overwhelmed with everything I am trying to get done. What’s new! So what do I do? Instead of knuckling down, karate chopping items from my ‘TO DO’ list, I have just rifled wasted time … Continue reading

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