Category Archives: Spider Ink Press

A Christmas Tail – eBook

BEWARE!!!! Yes, this post is a plug. I cannot believe how fast this year has rolled by. I say this every year, but this year seems to have gone by in a blink. For me, this year has been rather … Continue reading

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Donna and I blog stop at Dawn Meredith’s writing corner

As you probably know, Donna Smith and I have been celebrating the release of our children’s picture book, A Christmas Tail  illustrated by Aaron Pocock. As part of these festivities, the lovely  Dawn Meredith, a published children’s author, teacher and … Continue reading

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Chatting with Aaron Pocock, illustrator of A Christmas Tail

Aaron Pocock, the very talented illustrator of  our children’s Christmas picture book, A Christmas Tail drops by Spider Ink Press today. You will also see Aaron sketch (via YouTube) one of the characters from our book. So please pop on … Continue reading

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You’re invited to ‘A Christmas Tail’ cyber launch party 2-6 Dec.

CYBER PARTY INVITATION Donna Smith and I are delighted to announce a launch party to celebrate the release of A Christmas Tail, beautifully illustrated by Aaron Pocock. Celebrations kick off on Monday 2  December and festivities will continue throughout the week … Continue reading

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A Christmas Tail features in CKT’s October Pitch Ya Book!

A Christmas Tail, co-authored by Donna Smith and ME!, is featured this month in Creative Kids Tales’s Pitch Ya Book. The gorgeous illustrations are by Aaron Pocock. The other books featured this month are: Sue Whiting’s A Swim in the … 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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