Category Archives: Writing

Writing Process Blog Hop Tour

Australian writer and poet, Gabrielle Bryden  has tagged me in a Writing Process Blog Tour. Gabrielle is a very talented writer/poet so please check out her lovely blog. The Writing Process Blog Tour involves me answering four questions and tagging … 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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Looking back on 2013

Since my foray into the blogging world in 2009, each year (except for last year) I have posted about my previous year’s achievements (as many bloggers do).  I think it is important to reflect and be grateful (regardless of your religious or … Continue reading

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Progressive post party for HonieBriggs.com

“… a true friend has your best interests at heart and the pluck to tell you what you need to hear.” ― E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly For the month of December, my blogger friend Honie Briggs is celebrating … Continue reading

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Sightseeing Rome on foot

NB: I have added a paragraph at the end of this post since my original posting on 18 Sept 2013. My holiday in Italy continues, though this is the last post pertaining to Rome. My husband and I stayed at … Continue reading

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Sightseeing in Rome (Roma)

If you missed Friday’s post, please click here – it will give you an introduction to today’s post and pics. When I think of Rome, I tend to think immediately of the expression – ‘All roads lead to Rome’ and … 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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