Category Archives: writerly information

Gold Coast Writers Festival 2014

The Gold Coast Writers Festival is on 13-15 June 2014 If you live in Brisbane, the Gold Coast or neighbouring regions (or happen to be on holiday in the area), you may be interested in attending this three day festival. … Continue reading

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Webinar on authors as entrepreneurs

We all know of the changes in the publishing world. With that (unless we are outrageously famous and have a publisher bending over backwards for us), we as writers cannot just concentrate on writing our next book or collection of poems, … Continue reading

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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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Don’t wait for your muse

My writing friend, Dianne (Di) Bates, has been authoring books (120+) for over 30 years, and has been making a living from being a full-time author for over ten years. And instead of putting her feet up once a manuscript has been … Continue reading

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PiBoldMo Winner 30+ ideas in 30 days

Yay, I created 35 picture book ideas for November’s PiBoldMo (picture book idea month). November’s challenge was to create 30 picture book concepts in 30 days.  It didn’t have to be a manuscript or potential best-seller ideas. Just ideas to … 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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