Category Archives: Self publishing children's books

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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Chatting with Alexa Palmer, US children’s author

Helen Ross writes supports talented independently published children’s authors, and reputable independent publishers and small print press. NB: Some minor amendments have been made to this post since it was first posted on 6 September 2012. This week we travel … 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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Independently published children’s book wins awards

Last year I interviewed Pam Bitterman, a published U.S. author, writer and adventurer – and in her own words, ‘an explorer in every sense of the word’. Pam took us on a journey to a small village in Kenya, and … Continue reading

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First Edition Books – Business For Sale

This Unique Home Based Business Opportunity for lovers of books is now For Sale. My books have been a part of First Edition Books for some time now. It provided me and many other Australian authors of good quality independent … Continue reading

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First Edition Books does away with Postage for Christmas

Haven’t done your Christmas shopping yet? Don’t worry – neither have I. With only a few days to go before Christmas why not buy a book or two (or more) for your friends and family members?  Great gift idea! So … Continue reading

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Chatting with Adrian Plitzco – Why he self-published his second audio book.

Helen Ross Writes – supports Australia’s talented self published authors, small press publishing and independent publishers This week it is nice to have back the multi-talented, Adrian Plitzco.  (Apart from being a writer, Adrian Plitzco is an audio book producer … Continue reading

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Review of Hal Junior: The Secret Signal by Simon Haynes

Helen Ross Writes – supports Australia’s talented self published authors, small press publishing and independent publishers On Monday I chatted with the talented Simon Haynes.   Simon self-published three adult/teen novels from 2001-2003, was trade-published (four novels) between 2004 and, … Continue reading

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Chatting with Simon Haynes

Helen Ross Writes – supports Australia’s talented self published authors, small press publishing and independent publishers I just love ‘discovering’  talented Australian authors.  The talent here  is endless.  However, I seem to be drawn to writers with a quirky sense … Continue reading

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My publishing story, so far

Helen Ross writes – supports talented Australian self published authors,  small press and and independent publishers One thing I love about children’s and YA authors is that they are very supportive of fellow authors and writers.  They are forthcoming in … Continue reading

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