Category Archives: Publishing

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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Meet Rough Draft publishing

Last week I chatted with Nicky Johnston with the release of her lovely new children’s picture book, Actually I Can. Nicky’s story is very inspiring. So I thought it would be interesting to find out how Rough Draft, a small … Continue reading

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Bestselling author signs with small publisher

Last week I chatted with best selling children’s author, Nicky Johnston about her writing journey, and the inspiration behind her third book, Actually I Can. It is an inspiring story and I thought you might like to find out how … Continue reading

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Actually I Can by Nicky Johnston

Actually, I Can – Written and illustrated by Nicky Johnston ISBN: 9780 98709 2670 Paperback Subjects: Anxiety in children Picture book 32 pages Published by Rough Draft 2013 Being a worry bunny often stops Connor from having fun. He wishes … 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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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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